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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.
If you get no response in 2-3 days, try again or call. ]


ITEMS CURRENTLY FOR SALE AS OF 6/5/2022:



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Glossary of photographic terms



Usually a selection of historical / collectible items are offered for sale on the internet auction website eBay.com (Username= hmcm).



Articles and Essays on:

JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER AND THE FIRST PORTRAITS



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    HISTORICAL PAPER ITEMS FOR SALE
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  1. --1865 TEXAS US ARMY "COLORED LABORER" PAY DOCUMENT
    Houston, TX, Quartermaster's Department
    (paper25)



  2. PHOTOGRAPHIC ITEMS FOR SALE
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    MISCELLANEOUS HISTORY ITEMS FOR SALE
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  3. --NAVAL INSIGNIA ON ORIGINAL CARDBOARD c1898
    (paper8)

  4. --1928 AL SMITH ENAMELED POLITICAL PINS ON ORIGINAL STORE CARDS
    Herbert Hoover, election of 1928.
    (1010a1e)

  5. --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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Usually a selection of historical / collectible items are offered for sale on the internet auction website eBay.com (Username= hmcm).



ORDERING INFORMATION



Glossary of photographic terms