When Hollywood Came to West Virginia

A Premier Premiere Collection The night was finally here.  After months of anticipation and preparation, the streets of Wheeling were packed with more than 12,000 fans awaiting glimpses of their favorite Hollywood stars. [1] Wheeling’s own Court Theatre was hosting the world premiere of The Fool’s Parade, and an elaborate parade had been staged to…

Featured Image: Ellen Dunable Postcard Collection, Museums of Oglebay Insitute

40 Years and 40 Binders

The Ellen Dunable Postcard Collection at the Museums of Oglebay Institute – submitted by Kelsy Traeger,  Curator at the Musuems of Oglebay Insitute in Wheeling, WV The Museums of Oglebay Institute’s archival collections primarily focus on materials related to Wheeling area and Oglebay family history. This includes the Ellen Dunable Postcard Collection, which features 40 binders…