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HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS & PAPER
LOCAL & REGIONAL HISTORY ITEMS
CIVIL WAR ITEMS
DAGUERREOTYPES
LETTERS, MANUSCRIPTS & DOCUMENTS
OLD / RARE BOOKS


Proprietor: Howard R. McManus
Address: PO Box 2682 Salem, VA 24153
Phone: (540) 375-2152


My former store in downtown Roanoke was
Surrounded by stock brokers, real estate brokers & insurance brokers
hence the name "history broker"

hmcmanus@historybroker.com
[ I occasionally have some problems with email.
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ITEMS CURRENTLY FOR SALE AS OF 10/9/2014:



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Glossary of photographic terms



Usually a selection of other historical / collectible items are offered for sale on the internet auction website eBay.com. Listings of items currently offered on eBay can be accessed by clicking here.



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QUICK LINKS TO ITEMS FOR SALE:

--Historical Paper CLICK HERE

--Historical Photos CLICK HERE

--Historical Maps CLICK HERE

--Old Military Prints CLICK HERE

--Miscellaneous Items CLICK HERE


Click on any item to look at its complete description.
    HISTORICAL PAPER ITEMS FOR SALE
    (Click on item for full description, photo, & price):


  1. --SLAVES LISTED IN OLD 1848 MONROE COUNTY VA WV APPRAISAL
    John Jones, pair of horse pistols, estate appraisal, African American, peculiar institution
    (1104c1t)
  2. --1865 TEXAS US ARMY "COLORED LABORER" PAY DOCUMENT
    Houston, TX, Quartermaster's Department
    (paper25)
  3. -- PEARL HARBOR & CSA GENERALS IN 1941 LETTER
    Lanier Merritt Nashville Tennessee collection of Confederate Civil War General Officer pictures vs WWII
    (101a1c)
  4. -- NINE OLD 1943-54 N&W RAILROAD ADVERTISING PROOFS
    World War II propaganda, Hitler, Virginia Railroads, coal.
    (107a1g)
  5. -- OLD c1870 ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY VA LETTER PLEA FOR WELFARE
    Mary T. Miller, Margaret Thompson.
    (907a1i2)
  6. --100+ LETTERS FROM MARSHALL COLLEGE HUNTINGTON, WV c1910 -- EDITH AGNES JONES PAPERS
    Wolf Creek, West Virginia, Alleghany Collegiate institute, Roy Irving Haynes, Titanic, Women's Sufferage.
    (511a1e)
  7. --1864 UNION ENGINEER DEPARTMENT -- ROBERT J. BARNETT AT FT. MYER VA --
    TO SALLIE LEEPER SCOTT, YORK COUNTY, PA --
    CIVIL WAR LETTER & STAMPED COVER --WOMAN SPEAKER ON EQUALITY, ETC.
    Fort Whipple, Arlington, Giesboro, Franz Siegel, New Market.
    (613a1b)


  8. PHOTOGRAPHIC ITEMS FOR SALE
    (Click on item for full description, photo, & price):


  9. -- CARTOON OF PHOTOGRAPHER IN OLD 1882 PA ALMANAC
    Hostetter's Illustrated, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Astrology signs
    (c24e)
  10. -- OLD c1910 PHOTO BALDWIN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS STEAM ENGINE, PENNSYLVANIA STEEL COMPANY
    (1205a1c)
  11. -- ICE CREAM & CANDY STORE FRONT IN 1890s PHOTOGRAPH
    (399d1f)
  12. -- OLD HANDMADE LEATHER FOLK ART TINTYPE FRAME c1880
    (800c1o)
  13. -- 1932 ADVERTISING PHOTO CIRCUS ACT- TARZAN THE HUMAN APE
    E. Anderson.
    (307a1n)
  14. -- OLD WWII US ARMY PHOTO OF GENERAL MARK W. CLARK
    Korean War.
    (308a1j)
  15. -- OLD WWII US ARMY PHOTOS OF GEN WITHERS A BURRESS & MORE
    French Army General, Lieutenant General.
    (308a1k)


  16. MISCELLANEOUS HISTORY ITEMS FOR SALE
    (Click on item for full description, photo, & price):


  17. --AUTHENTIC ORIGINAL 19th CENTURY HISTORICAL
    MILITARY PRINTS CURRENTLY OFFERED FOR SALE

  18. --LIST OF HISTORICAL MAPS CURRENTLY OFFERED FOR SALE

  19. --AUTHENTIC ORIGINAL 18th & 19th CENTURY CHROMOLITHOGRAPH
    BIRD PRINTS CURRENTLY OFFERED FOR SALE

  20. --NAVAL INSIGNIA ON ORIGINAL CARDBOARD c1898
    (paper8)
  21. -- WALLACE NUTTING MARTHA & GEORGE WASHINGTON SILHOUETTES
    Foster Bros, Boston, MA, 1912.
    (gwsilhouette)
  22. -- OLD 1952 DEMOCRAT POLITICAL CONVENTION SCORECARD
    Stevenson, Barkley, Harriman, Kefauver, Kerr, Russell, Newsweek.
    (508a1h)
  23. --1928 AL SMITH ENAMELED POLITICAL PINS ON ORIGINAL STORE CARDS
    Herbert Hoover, election of 1928.
    (1010a1e)
  24. --1880 FOLK ART PENCIL DRAWING OF A BOY IN A HORSE STABLE
    (1210a1h)
  25. --OUT-OF-PRINT CIVIL WAR BOOK:
    THE BATTLE OF CLOYD'S MOUNTAIN
    The Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Raid April 29 - May 19, 1864. Battle fought in Pulaski County, VA
    (cloyds)
    Now available as a Kindle edition on Amazon for $9.99 -- click HERE.
 
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