Formed in 1870, the Farmville Volunteer Fire Department has been protecting the citizens of Farmville, Prince Edward County, and the surrounding area for over 150 years.

Provenance

The vast majority of this collection was compiled by members of the Farmville Volunteer Fire Department and the Ladies Auxiliary to the Farmville Volunteer Fire Department. The collection was donated, on behalf of the Fire Department and the Ladies Auxiliary, to the Farmville-Prince Edward County Historical Society Archives, by Dan Pempel, in late summer 2020.

Scope and Content

This collection, which dates from 1929 to 2021, contains business records from the Farmville Volunteer Fire Department and the Ladies Auxiliary to the Fire Department, as well as membership information, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and photographs.

Size

This collection consists of 4.0 linear feet contained in (1) archival banker’s box, (3) archival flat boxes, and an archival photograph binder.

Notes

There are no restrictions to access or use for research purposes.

The finding aid for the Farmville Volunteer Fire Department Collection can be viewed here.

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