George's Creek Regional History Exhibit -- Catalog
George's Creek Regional Library, Main Street, Lonaconing, Maryland
HOME / CABINETS B & C |
|| Shelf Cabinet B |
- Antique greeting card.
- Benzer Lens, headlight made for a New York automobile manufacturer by the Lonaconing Glass Company.
- Vinegar jug from Richmond's Grocery.
- Shelf sitter depicting the Lonaconing Main Street, circa 1926.
- Stereoscope and postcards.
- Glass milk bottles from the Dashiell Diary, Midland, and the Llewellyn Brothers Dairies.
- Carbonated beverage bottles from the Lonaconing Bottling Works (later Hohing).
- Small china berry bowl depicting a Lonaconing Main Street scene, made in
Germany for the Sloan family.
- Glass cane made by the Lonaconing Glass Company. (Donated by the Staup family.)
- Currency issued by First National Bank of Lonaconing, dated 1905.
- Lonaconing Glass display: pitcher, pair of candleholders, cream and sugar, drinking glass, glass cane, chains and bracelets (known as "whimsies"), candy dish. (Donated by Thelma Inskeep).
- Lonaconing Silk Mill display: labels from bales of raw silk from the Orient, skein of raw silk, large winding reel, bobbins, spools, employee list, labor agreement copy. (Donated by Herb Crawford.)
- Small china plate made in Germany for the Sloan family.
- Detmold School bell.
- Central/Central High School display: Glass paperweight with photo of Central High School library; Central High girls basketball trophy for 1916-17; numerous individual copies of Central High School's newspaper, The Orange and Black, circa 1920 to 1953; Central High School pennant, pencil, band letter, and sports letter; Commencement Program 1944; inkwell from Old Central; Central yearbook.
- Valley High School memorabilia.
- Central High School promotion certificate.
- Jackson School promotion certificate, 1910.
- Apron and photograph of Miss Teeny Holly, local family's cook/maid.
|| Shelf Cabinet C |
- Old grocery tins from Richmond's store.
- Antique milk pitcher, circa 1880's.
- Three Imperial Sugar spoons.
- Fenton (contemporary collectors series) dinner bell, commemorating the Iron Furnace.
- San Toy Theater 1911 memorial service program.
- Hair tonic bottle from Myer's Drug Store. (Donated by Joseph Schlereth.)
- Lemon extract box from Myer's Drug Store.
- Junior Order of United American Mechanics memorial program 1911.
- Church bulletins and programs from Barton United Methodist, First Presbyterian, First United Methodist (Methodist Episcopal), and Grace Methodist.
- Methodist Episcopal Church cook book and history.
- Paper weights with photographs of the Methodist Episcopal (First United) and First Presbyterian churches.
- Plate commemorating First United Methodist Church's 100th anniversary.
- Grace United Methodist Church Christmas ornament.
- Antique milk pitcher.
- Barton United Methodist Church Christmas ornament.
- Wooden cross made from original doors, 1920-1999, Barton Methodist Church.
- Two catechism books from Scotland, 1869.
- John Wesley Hymnbook, Lonaconing Methodist Church. (Donated by Sally Schramm.)
- Stock certificate for First Presbyterian Church, 1913, owned by Miss Jessie Orr
- Typical miner's lunch box with pie tray.
- Contemporary mug honor coal miners.
- Early 1900's miner's cap with lamp. (Donated by Henry Stafford.)
- Oil and kerosene refill cans for miners' lamps carbide light with original box. (Donated by Joe Hadley.)
- Handmade miner's pick found in abandoned coal mine (Donated by Tom Clise.)
- Iron spike, Koontz Mine.
- Contemporary miner's hard hat.
- Bible dictionary written by Thomas Jefferson. (Donated by Hanson Brown family.)
- Liberty Trust Bank (Lonaconing) deposit bag.
- Lonaconing Water Company Rules and Regulations book, June, 1953.
- Western Maryland Poultry Association Award (trophy - J. T. Miller), January 1912.
- Lonaconing City Band cymbals; hat from original uniform (donated by Robert Hyde); uniform top and cummerbund; four band-related photographs.
- James W. Thomas, History of Allegany County, 2nd volume, 1924?.
- J. Thomas Scharf, History of Western Maryland, vol. II only, 1882? 1968?.
- J. William Hunt, "Across the Desk," a Cumberland Times-News column, complete set of twelve volumes from 1945 to 1968. (Donated by Letty Dillon Johnson.)
- Model size reproductions of the Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad cars named Barton, Lonaconing, and Midland.
- Model size reproduction of a West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company railroad car. (Donated by Lois Schramm.)
- Western Maryland steam engine shelf sitter. (Donated by Ella and Darius Green.)
- Deane E. Mellender, Rails to the Big Vein; the Short Lines of Allegany County, Maryland: the Cumberland and Pennsylvania Railroad, the Georges Creek and Cumberland Railroad, the Cumberland and Westernport Electric; Potomac Chapter, National Railway Historical Society, 1981.