Virginia Stone Windle Collection: Item List
* = These files have been merged with the BHC family, history and/or DAR files.
4-H Club and Home Demonstration Club
Abbitt, Watkins (Sr. & Jr.)
Academic Competition (SCAEL) 1988 – 1995
*Adams, Clyde Olanda (death at Tultex)
Adams, George & Jean
Airplane Crash (July 1964)
Airports – Local
*Aliff murder-Thomas Trial
*Allen, Sidna (Hillsville, VA)
Almond, J. Lindsey
American Business Women – Woman’s Club – Secretaries
American Field Service
American Furniture Company of Martinsville
*American Revolution articles
Amos ‘n’ Andy (25 Dec 1935 episode)
Anderson, Rev. R.T.
Andrews, Haden (man in a box)
Antiques – Local
Artists - Local
Ashworth, Gus & Annie
*Attorneys - Local
Augusta Military School
Averett College Alumnae Association 1960s
Averett Colelge Alumnae Association 1970s – 1980s
*Baliles, Cindy (Lover’s Lane Murder 1978)
Banks - Local
*Bassett – First National Bank
Bassett-Walker (sale to VF Corp. 1984)
Bassett-Walker/VF Corp. (1963-1991)
Battle, Bill & Barry
Battle, John S. (Gov.)
Beam, Frances (Social Services)
Beauty Queens (local)
Beck, Howard & Corrine B.
Bedford, VA – WWII
Bestler, James Michael
Beville, Rev. Lee H.
Bing, Dr. John (WMVA programs)
Bishop, Dr. Curtis V.
Blackard, Benton S.
Blizzard of 1993
Blue Ridge Fisheries, Inc.
Blunt, Mary Elizabeth “Prilly”
Books and Authors (local)
Bouldin, J.W. “Jack” Jr.
Brewery (Eden, NC)
*Brides 1930s – 1990s
Broun, Charles C.
Brown, Bo (column 1985-1987)
Brown, George W.
Burch, Thomas G. & Thomas J.
Burge, Billy & Margaret
Business Expo 1992
*Businesses - Local
Byrd, Col. William
Byrd, Harry Jr. and Tom
C.F. Sauer Co. (1887-1987)
Camp Rochichi – YMCA (Lynchburg, VA)
Cancer Society (local)
Carlisle – 1968-1975
Carlisle – 1976-1979
Carlisle - 1980-1982
Carlisle – Spring Fair planning notes 1970s
Cars – antique
Carter, James L.
Carter, John Waddy
Carter, Kathleen (Mrs. T.R., “Miss Kathleen”)
Carter, Nancy – coverlet
Carter, William Letcher Pannill “Buck”
Centennial (Martinsville, VA)
Chatmoss Country Club
Chisholm, Joe (Deputy Sheriff)
Christmas Cards (1920s)
Churches - Local
Clark, Linda & Carolyn Widmann FitzRandolph
Clark, Sallie Mason (Mrs. J.W.)
Classical Female Seminary
*Clift, Jesse D. (family)
Club Directory 1969
Club Directory 1974
Cobbe, Toy Lacy
Cole, WC III & Betsy
Coleman Furniture Co. (Joe B. Shumate, Jr.)
Communists – Henry Co. – Blitz, Dorothy and Allen
Consolidated Investors (1950s – 1970s)
Copenhaver, Harry (family)
Craig Sisters (Bassett, VA)
Craighead, Moses N.
Crouch, Robert P.
*Cutchins, George (MHMHC guard killed by hit & run 1978)
Cycles – Motor & Bike (local)
Dalton Gang (SAGA – Nov. 1958)
Dan River Inc.
Daniel, W.C. “Dan”
Danville – Historic Sites
*DAR – Abram Penn
*DAR – Dorothea Henry
*DAR – Fort Trial
*DAR – Joseph Martin
*DAR – National
*DAR – Virginia
*Davis, Mary Jo
*Davis, Suzanne Martin (Mrs. Milton) death
Deans, Claudia Switzer Ingram
Debutantes and other Young Women
Democrat Convention 1985
*Deshazo, Wanda Lee (murder by Anthony Tyrone Hairston)
Dick, Martha (artist)
Dillon, Dwight & Roxann
Division of Motor Vehicles and Cars (1975)
Doctors – Local 1985
Dogs and owners
Dolls and Dollhouses
Donovant, Frazier, Tyree House
Doyle, Wilbur (family) & Doyle Lumber
Draper, Miss Mary (Mrs. George W.)
Edmonds, Don (city manager 1980)
Elks, Oddfellows, Pythians & American Legion
Employer Support of National Guard and Reserve (1984-85)
Energy Crisis-Gas (1970s)
England, Ron & Claire
Epperley, John D.
Exchange Club and Fair
*Fain/Meadows Shooting (Spencer)
*Fieldale-Collinsville High School
First Baptist Church of Martinsville
Fischer, Ruth Giles
Fishburne Military Academy
Fitzhugh, G.S. Jr.
Ford, Peter S.
Forest Park Country Club
Franck, William F.
Franklin Co., VA
Friedell, Guy (column)
*Frith, James Burness (family)
Garden Club of Martinsville, VA
Garden Club of Virginia
*Garden Clubs (local)
Gardner, Ben & Phil
Goode, Virgil Sr. & Jr.
Governors - Virginia
*Hagood, Walter Hugh “Chipper”
Hain, Rev. & Mrs. James A.
Hairston Clan, Inc.
Hairston Wedding Gown
*Hairston, William L. III “Bill”
Hall, Dr. William B. (Patrick Co., VA)
Hamilton, John and Michael
Hamner, Earl Jr.
Hampden-Sydney College 1977
Harris, John B.
Harrison, Geneva (Christmas Cheer)
Hatcher, Carroll (articles 1967-1971)
Hatfields and McCoys (end dispute)
*Haysom, Elizabeth (murder trial and sentencing)
Hedgecock, Elma W.
Henry County – Clerk’s Race 1985
Henry County – Controversies (1975-1977)
Henry County – History
Henry County - Jail
Henry County – Maps
Henry County – Marrowbone Watershed
Henry County – Politics
Henry County – School – Bassett High School (1974 – 1978)
Henry County – School – Figsboro Lawsuit 1969
Henry County – School – Hollifield
Henry County – School – Magna Vista (1977 – 1982)
Henry County – School – Ridgeway School (Sept. 1985 – Feb. 1986)
Henry County – School – Superintendent, Branch K. Rives (1960s & 1970s)
Henry County – School –Superintendent, Paul H. Jones (1973 – 1983)
Henry County – Subdivision Ordinance 1974
Henry County – Treasurers, letterhead and envelopes
Henry County & Martinsville Clubs
Henry County & Martinsville Economic Development 1960s
Henry, Patrick (letters)
Highway Engineers – Coffman and Amos
Hill, Linda (MacQueen)
Hill, Martha “Wheat” (Martin) correspondence
Hockaday, Dr. Jeff
Hodgin, Ellis (suit against Martinsville 1969)
Hodnett, James & Rieves
Hollifield, J. Foster
Homestead (Bassett High School, 1976)
Hometown, USA restaurant
Hooker Furniture annual report 1991
Hooker - J. Murray I & II, Judge John D. and Judge H. Lester
*Hooker, S.H. (family)
Horses and owners
Hospital Follies 1967
Hospital Follies 1974
Hospitals & Doctors (local)
Hotel Sheraton bid (Martinsville 1980s)
Houchins, Dr. & Mrs. George L.
Howell, Joe (Mitchell-Howell Ford)
*Hundley, Frank R. (family marriages)
Hundley, Morton E. (Lucy Lester Brown)
I-73 (1994 – Mar 1995)
*Irby, Jethro H. (family)
*Jessup Furniture Corp.
Johns Hopkins Medical News
Johnson, James H. Jr.
Jones, Dr. Robert W.
*Jones, J.W. (family)
*Jordan, Dr. Robert S. III (family)
Joyce, Hannibal & Mary Lou
Joyce, Harrison & Paulina
Joyce, J. Daniel
Keesee Education Fund
Kilpatrick, James J. (articles)
King, D.F. (chandelier)
King, Joseph Wallace
King’s Grant Retirement Center
King’s Mountain Quarry (car recovered)
Knights of Pythias Convention 1938
Koger, Pat – column Oct. 1989-Oct 1991 (placed in notebook)
Krauss, Bill & Judith Cline (PAA)
*Kretschman – Hopkins (abduction and murder 1983)
*Ku Klux Klan
Lacy, Elizabeth B.
Lacy, Frank M. (company)
Land, Miss Roy
Langhorne, Hilma Nease
Lawler, Robert P. Jr.
*Lawrence, Wade (family)
Lee, Martha Redd
Lee Telephone Co.
*Lester, George (family)
*Lester, L.L. (family: Victor, Lawson, Ralph)
*Lewis, Dr. William D. (family)
Liberty Fair Mall (groundbreaking)
Library – Blue Ridge Regional
Liddell, Mary Agnes (Dunaway)
Lions Club (1970s)
Living History Day 1980-1981
Longworth, Alice Roosevelt
MacBryde, M.H. Jr.
Mann, Robert W.
Mapp, Alf Jr. (Portsmouth, VA)
Maricich, Robert (American of Martinsville)
Marshall, Hilda Grey
*Martin, Betty Jo (family)
Martin, James L. and Irene
Martin Processing – Julius Hermes
Martinsville and Henry County Local Government
Martinsville and Henry County Merger Proposal 1982
*Martinsville Association of Retarded Citizens (MARC) – Mental Health
Martinsville Bulletin (27 Nov 1949 insert)
Martinsville Business and Professional Women’s Club
Martinsville Central Business District 1973-1975
Martinsville Chamber of Commerce
Martinsville Christian School
Martinsville City Council 1976
Martinsville City Council 1978
Martinsville City Council 1981-1982
Martinsville City Manager – Earl Reynolds
Martinsville Clerk’s Race 1985
Martinsville Daily Bulletin (21 June 1939 & 23 June 1939)
*Martinsville High School
Martinsville Railroad Station fire
*Martinsville Schools 1974-1982
Martinsville Uptown Revitalization 1993
Martinsville Welfare Board
Masonic Lodge (Piedmont)
May, Dr. Joseph
Mayo River Dam Project Proposal 1978-1980
McCabe, Dr. J.P.
McCall, Oliver (boxer)
McKee, M/M James Peyton
Men (Local; 1930s-1970s)
Mentally Handicapped – local services
*Merritt deaths – 1993
*Michaelides, Alexandra (Bruce) murder
Mitchell (Roy, Ruth, Henry)
Mitchell Motor Co.
*Montgomery, Dot (Mrs. James B.) family
*Moore, H. Grady (family)
Mormons (local) 1977
*Morten, Spencer & Mary Elizabeth Bassett
Mother of the Year (1965-1977, incomplete)
Mt. Olivet Christian Church
Muse, William B. Jr.
Musicians – local (1970s mostly)
Musicians & Vocalists (local & regional)
Noland, Thomas B.
Norman, W.M. “Tiny”
Nursing Homes and Senior Citizen’s Meetings
Oilers – baseball (mostly 1975)
Old ’97 Wreck
Pannill Knitting Co.
*Pannill, William L. (family)
Parks and Recreation Centers
Parrish, Beverly Spotswood (Sr. & Jr.)
Pathfinder, 23 Aug 1930 (Lindberghs)
Patrick Co., VA – bicentennial
Patrick Co., VA – Hardin Reynolds Memorial School
Patrick Co., VA – weavers (Swazis)
Patrick Henry Community College – 1960s and 1970s
Patrick Henry Community College – 1980s and 1993
Patrick Henry Community College – Annual Reports, Letters, Financial Statements, Commencements, Etc.
Patrick Henry Community College – Walker Building
Patrick Henry Community College – William F. Stone Library and Hall
Patrick Henry Foster Care Services
*Patrick Henry Mall
*Patrick Henry National Bank
Penn, John (signer of the Declaration of Independence)
Petty, Robert O.
Pharis, John H.
*Philpott, Edward Jefferson “Bud” (family)
*Philpott, W.J. “Jaybird”
Piedmont Arts Association
Piedmont News & Observer (first 3 issues)
Piedmont Trust Bank
Pinkard, Anthony M. “B.B.” (ABC agent)
Pittsylvania County, Virginia - Bicentennial
Plaster, Moyer Reed
Polio (Mother’s March 1957 & early 1960s)
Pollard, George D.
Poore, Virgil – School Superintendent 1984-1987 and The Naming of Magna Vista High School
Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by Joe King
*Price, Dr. H.V. (family)
Prillaman, Albert Lee
Pritchett, Joseph Wilson
Pulaski Furniture Co.
Pulliam, Vicky – Miss Virginia 1981
Randolph, M/M Cary Q.
Ravanel, Dr. J.A.
Realtors and Housing 1970s
Remsen, Crawford Oneal “Tony”
Republicans (local – 1970s)
Retail Merchants Association
Reynolds, Earl Jr.
Reynolds, Ed, Gwen & Pamela
Reynolds, J. Sarge (Virginia Lt. Governor)
Reynolds, W. Roscoe
Richardson, George “Guinea”
Richardson, Judge Frank Irvin Jr. “Tunk”
Richmond, Dr. Marion D. “Chunk”
Richmond, Virginia (building histories)
Ridgeway Subdivisions (early homeowners)
Road Construction (1950s, 1960s, mostly 1970s)
*Robertson, Roy (killing)
Rogers, Richard D. Jr.
Rosario, Dr. & Mrs. Antonio
Roy, Miss Gabrielle
Russ, Erwin & Evelyn
*Scales, Shelton (family)
Scott, Lee (trial – Roanoke 1949)
Scott, Wendell O. Sr. (death)
Scouts (boy & girls) Local
*Selman, John family
Sensible Concerns About Toxins (SCAT) & R.P. Thomas Trucking Property (Fayette St.)
*Severt, Jim & Eliza (family)
Shorter, Paul R.
Shot Tower (Wythe Co., VA)
*Shumate, George J. (family)
Sims, Wilbur “Billy” & Anne
Slaughter, Enos “Country”
Smith, Fred D. & J. Randolph (1970s)
Smith, John Redd
Smith, Michele Hooker
Sparks, Bob (balloonist)
Spencer, VA (airplane crash, 14 Nov 1982)
*Spencer/Terry Feud (SAGA – Nov. 1958)
Spilman, Robert H. “Bob”
Sports – Local Athletes
Sports Car Club (1962-1963)
*Stanford (wreck 1963)
Stanley Furniture 1960s – 1990s
State Library – Ella Yates
*Stegall killing (Dr. & Mrs. Robert Jr. – 1973)
*Stone, R.L. (family)
Stone, Susan F. (Piedmont Trust Bank embezzlement)
*Stone, William F. (family)
*Stover, Emmett & Grace
Stuart, Flora Cooke obituary (Mrs. J.E.B.)
*Taylor, William A. (family)
Teague, Dr. Francis B.
Terry, Mary Sue
Theatre - Local
Thomas, Evelyn Fitts
Thomas, John Charles (first black Supreme Court Justice of VA)
TIME (9 Jun 1924 – Carter Glass)
Train Depots (local)
Train Derailment (1975)
Travelers Protective Association
*Trent, Charles W. (family)
Trent, George Washington
*Trials – Local (1973-1976)
Trimpey (letters to the editor)
Trott, Samuel S.
Tuck, Bill (includes Churchill’s visit to Richmond, VA)
US Military in Iran (WWII)
University of Virginia
Valee, Rudy (visit to Martinsville)
*Varn, Rex (family)
Veterans History Project (national)
Via, Marion Bradley
Virginia – Historic Places
Virginia Mirror Co.
Virginia Museum of Art
Virginia Museum of Natural History
Virginia Women – Lynda Robb’s project
*Walker, Matthew Lee
*Walker, S.S. (family)
Ward, Luther Columbus “Smokey”
Washburn, Dr. Hezekiah
Watson, Peter Penn and son, Edwin M.
*West, Francis T.
WHEE & WMVA
White, G.T. & Medley
Whitener, Robert L. Jr.
*Williams, Jesse (chief) vs. Betty M. Miles
Wilson, Dr. Goodridge – The Southwest Corner column
Wilson, J. Frank
Wilson, John D. “The Stroller”
*Wingett, Max (family)
Wise, Henry A.
Womack, Dr. Charles T.
Women (Local; 1940s – 1990s)
Woody, George W. Jr. (murder)
World War II (locals)
World War II – William R. Windle
*Yeaman, John (family)
Young, R. Reid
Zehr, Francis E.
Brown Family Notes
Jacob Prillaman DAR Gravemarker