Seven Sisters quilt by Kanawha Valley Quliters Guild

Recent Donors

Donors to the Humanities


Our work in 2022 was made possible by the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History, and many other organizations and individuals. Our donor honor roll follows. GEM (give-every-month) members are noted by ♦



Underwriter/1863 Club Members

Bernard H. and Blanche E. Jacobson Foundation

Carter Family Foundation

Patrick Cassidy ♦

Federation of State Humanities Councils

H. B. Wehrle Foundation

Herscher Foundation

Sharon and Steven Jubelirer

Susan and Bob Maslowski

National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Humanities

West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History

West Virginia Public Broadcasting



Benefactor/1863 Club Members



Anonymous ♦

Leslie Baker

William Bartley

Barbara Fleischauer and Robert Bastress

Barbara C. and Ralph J. Bean Jr.

Eva Kay Cardea

Thomas Cook

Alice and Boyd Creasman

Pam and Charlie Delauder

Sally and Horace Emery

Helen Epps

Laurie Erickson

Kathy and Dan Foster

E. Gordon Gee

Samme L. Gee

Michael Harpold

Laura Hill


Barbara and Steve Hopta

Carol and J. Dan McCarthy ♦

John McCuskey

Callen McJunkin

Margaret and Jerry Miller ♦

Emily and Paul Papadopoulos

Lois Payne - in memory of Mark Payne

Pomeroy Foundation

Barbara and Norval Rasmussen

Judy K. Rule

Phyllis and Ray Smock

Elizabeth Spangler

Edwin Sweeney

Bonnie Thurston

United Bank

E. Marie Van Meter

Lisa and Paul Welch

Mary and C. B. Wilson



John C. Allen Jr.

Anna and Kenneth Bailey

Ruth Brooks

Carolyn and Stan Cavendish

Greg Coble and C. B. Babcock

Betsy and Bob Conte

Alison H. and Patrick D. Deem

Norman L. Fagan

Victor Folio

Janet and Mark Greathouse

Sandra and Larry Groce

Van Beck Hall

Pam and Bill Harvit

Richard Hess

Huntington Federal Savings Bank

The James & Law Company

Alice and David Javersak

Shirley Neitch Kahle and L. Edwin Kahle

Matthew McCreight and Kathryn Greene-McCreight - in memory of Betsy Keadle McCreight and Paul Willard McCreight


Catherine Lutter and Todd McCreight - in memory of Betsy Keadle McCreight and Paul Willard McCreight

William P. McNeel

Pam Miller

NTV Asset Management, LLC

Ann and Bob Orders

Amy and David Pancake

Christine Jones and Billy Joe Peyton

Nina Peyton - in memory of Joe Jefferds

Mary and Ray Ratliff

Elisabeth Rose Lathrop

Anne Ray Silbernagel - in memory of Lakin Cook

Jeannie K. Todaro

Jessica and Eric Waggoner ♦

Barbara Warren and Duane Dombek

Liz and Louis Weisburg

Jane and Kenneth Wright

ZMM, Inc.



Marianne Alexander

Joyce and John Allen

Anita and Bob Ashley

Nancy and George "Gib" Brown

Barbara Bryant

Jack Burke

Eleanor L. Byrnes

Dr. and Mrs. Marshall Carper

Michael H. Chancey

Susan and Don Churchill

Lisa DeFrank-Cole and Jay Cole

Camille and John Copenhaver

Sheila and Warren Danzer

Christine Daugherty - in memory of Chuck Daugherty

Carol Sue Del Col  ♦

Sarah N. Denman

William M. Drennen Jr.

Pat and B. J. Garner

Hannah and Garry Geffert

Carol Jewell

Jay L. Joslin

Kanawha-Roxalana Co.

Janet Kemp

David Lee King

Sally and Tom Lemke

Sandy Murphy and Charles Loeb

Marie Manilla

Britt and Judy McJunkin

Mimi Pickering

Patricia Proctor

Marion and Richard Sinclair

Stuart Lewis Smith

Debby Sonis

Judith Gold Stitzel

Debra and Ken Sullivan

Laura Brady and Timothy Sweet

Joanna Tabit

Simone and Jay Thomas

Visit Mountaineer Country CVB

Shawn and Walter Williams

Douglas McClure Wood






Nancy Abrams and Stan Einzig

Jan and Steve Adams

Timothy Alderman

Barbara M. Anderson

Doris B. Andrews

Molly Arbogast ♦

Jennifer Archer ♦

Heather Hill and Edward C. Armbrecht III

Karen Arms

Marion H. Baer

Ruth and Bob Baker

Timothy Barber

Betty and Eddie Barrett

Henry Battle

Kenneth T. Batty

Cheryl A. Belcher

Kathy and Ron Bennett

Harriett S. Beury

Rebecca Roth and Ted Boettner

Elizabeth J. and P. Nathan Bowles

Myla and Jack Bowman

Judy Bradford

Beth Batdorf and John Bresland

Brooke County Library Foundation

Brooke County Historical Museum and Culture Center

Bonnie and Gary Brown

Sheryl Previll Browne

Jody Brumage

Nancy Bulla

Carol and Jack Campbell

Lisa Fischer Casto and John Casto

Gloriann and James Caudill

Sonia and Robert Chambers

Marlies M. Charbonniez

Nyles Charon

Elizabeth Early Chilton

Annette and George Cipriani

B. Diane Clements

Cindi and Bryan Cokeley

Lynn Comerci

Lewis A. Cook

Council for West Virginia Archaeology

John A. Cuthbert

Frank D'Abreo

Richard Daugherty

Freddy Davis

Hornor Davis

Anna and Richard W. Davis

Margaret and John Demer

Teresa Deppner Hardin

Karen Diaz

Beth and Parks Dixon - in memory of Joseph Crosby "Pete" Jefferds, III

Peggy Dolan

Nancy and Bob Douglas

Kim and Charlie Duff ♦

Linda Elliott and Steve Logan

Betty and Bill Evans

Josephine Fidler

Carly and Bruce Flack

Anna and Peyton Forbes

Leska, Mark and Andrew Foster

Alex Franklin

Elda Franklin

Ellen and Dick Freer

Melinda Kay Friend

Ronald Garay

Mary Alice Gentry

Susan and Tom Gilpin

Michael Gioulis

Nan Goland

Priscilla Haden

Jean M. Hardesty

Susan and David Hardesty

Harpers Ferry Park Association

Robert U. Harris

Arnold Harrison

Cheryl and Marc Harshman

Monica and Mark Hatfield

Rosemary Hathaway ♦

Chris Hedges and Tom Whittier

Frances Hensley

Highlands Museum and Discovery Center

Jolanda Holmes

Lucy Hornor

Betty Ireland

Sissy Isaac

Linda and Art Jacknowitz

Annie and Eugene Jeffus

Judy Jones

Rebekah Karelis

Irene Keeley

Sandi and Mike Keller ♦

Francene and Jerry Kirk

Mrs. E. D. Knight

Anne Knight

Carol and Alan Kuhlman

Meg and Joseph Laker

J. Thomas Lane

Linda and K. Oscar Larson

Charles Ledbetter

Becky and Phil Lepanto

Louisa Swift and Jack Levin

Glenn Longacre

Sally and Charlie Love

Dewayne Lowther

Raymond Lowther

Julian Martin

Barbara E. and Robert P. Mason

Connie and Tom McColley

Lew McDaniel

Rebecca McGinnis

Becky and Carl McLaughlin

Gregory Merritt

Dawn Miller and Greg Moore

Montserrat Miller and Dan Holbrook

Mary Alice and Gerald Milnes

John Mitchell - in memory of Jean Miller

Juli and Donald F. Mock III

Stephen F. Moseley

Prasadarao Mukkamala

Carolyn and Michael Naylor

Nelle Ratrie Chilton Charitable Trust

Toni and Bill Nesselrotte

Harold L. Newman

Ailene Pearce

Leslie Petteys

PrayWorks, LLC

Brooke Rawson ♦

Maria Carmen and Steve Riddel

Erin and David Riebe ♦

Alice Riecks

Ann Robinson

R. Terrance Rodgers

Donn Rogosin

Jerry Roueche ♦

Sharon and Jim Rowe

Sharon and Stephen Rowe

George Rutherford

Peggy and David Sadd

Mary Severson - in gratitude to Jody W. Evans

Kathy and John Shott

Victoria and Peter Smith

Robin C. Snyder ♦

Teresa and Tom Sopher

Doris St. Clair

Mary Kaye Staggers

Becky and Bob Steptoe

Travis Stimeling ♦

Ron D. Stollings

Anne and Dennis Strawn

Tricia Stringer ♦

Lynette and Brad Swiger

Carrie and Jeff Swing

Megan Tarbett ♦

Catherine Taylor

Eleanor Jayne Taylor

Carol and Maury Taylor

Benjamin R. Thomas

Rebecca and Tom Tinder

John Tonkin

Marie Tyler-McGraw

Linda Bunce and Michael Vincent

Nancy and James Waggoner

Dale and Hank Walter

Kyle Warmack ♦

Kit Wellford

West Virginia Archeological Society

Susan Wheeler

Rita Wicks-Nelson - in memory of Leonard Nelson

Hank Willard

Richwood Heritage Center

Taunja Willis-Miller

Jill Wilson

Rebecca and Kemp Winfree

Martha Hopper and Charles Wirts

Martha and David Woodward

Pamela D. and R. Karl Yagle

Dolores and Bill Yoke

Karen and Thomas Yokum

Fred Ziegler

David and Chris Zinn





Alice and Mike Abernethy

Andrea Allen ♦

DKG - Alpha Iota Chapter

Barbara and Raymond Alvarez


Belinda Anderson

Colleen Anderson

Ede J. Ashworth

The Aurora Project, Inc.

Rebecca and Steve Ayraud

Christy Bailey ♦

Melissa Bannister

Jane Bard

Genevieve Bardwell

John A. Barnes

Jerry Beasley

Joel Beeson

Elizabeth L. Beury

Michelle Biggs ♦

John Billheimer

Nicholas Blanton

Bluegrass Bouviers ♦

Lorella Boggess

Robert G. Bonar

Charlotte Bowman

Anna Brammeier ♦

Margaret A. Brennan

Shelia Brownfield

Mark W. Browning

Bonnie Bundy

Ireland Butler ♦

Becky Calwell

Melanie Campbell

Edwin Cantley

Victoria Casey

Anna M. Chandler

Chris Chanlett

Beth and Jeff Chiparo

Anne Chopyak

Danille Elise Christensen ♦

Jo Ann and Jason Conley

Martha Cox ♦

Jane and Ben Crutchfield

Mary and Barry Curry

Sandra Czernek

Mary Denise Davis

Judy and Len Deutsch

Pattye Dodson

Arthur Doumaux

Mrs. Joseph Exline

Lindsey Facemire ♦

Cicero M. Fain III

Anita Farrell ♦

Denise Ferguson

Eleanor Finn

Fort Edwards Foundation

Ray E. Fought

R. Fred Frum

Sharon and David Fuerst

Kim Gerlach

Nicholas A. Ghaphery Jr.

Robbie Gilliam

Rebecca Putney Beattie Goldman

William Gorby ♦

Grant County Arts Council, Inc.

Anna L. Gray

Diana Kile Green

Peter B. Grinnell

Drew Gruber ♦

Sandra Hamon Gunther

Guyandotte Civil War Days

Hancock County Historical Museum

Marion Harless

William L. Harris

James F. Hawk

Jesse Heady ♦

Jamie Helmick ♦

Dale C. Hicks

Historic Shepherdstown & Museum

Mary H. Hodges

Suzanne Hodroge

Jane W. Hoffman

Holly Halloway ♦

Olivia Hubbard ♦

Jackson County Historical Society

Dolores Johnson

Janet and Kirk Judd

Ginger Kabala

B. J. Kahle

Charl and David Kappel

Barrie and Tod Kaufman

Kathryn Kay

Kelli Keith ♦

Andrea Keller

Lauren Keller ♦

S. A. Kleckner

Anne Lambright and Steven Knopp

Rita Kohn

Andrew Kolovos ♦

Pete Kosky

Tricia Lally

Mary L. Lane

Karen K. Larry

Kent Leonhardt

Sally and John Lepp

M. Leann and W. Hunter Lesser

Walt Lesser

Rachel Lilly ♦

Michael Lipton

Mathew W. Lively


Karlyn Lowers

Shelley and Lee Maddex

Madie Carroll House Preservation Society

Nancy Malcomb

John Manchester

Sara and Thomas Marchio

Judy Marteney

Gloria and William Martin

Louis Martin

Jewell Roark Matthews

Rachel Maynard ♦

John Egan McAteer

Carla and Phillip McClure

Terri L. McDougal

Maria T. McKelvey

Mary and Mark McOwen

Mark A. McRoberts

Velma C. and Jerry Meadows

Judy and Jim Meads

Kim and Tom Michaud

Sue Miles and Duane Nichols

Harry B. Mills

Cathy Milton

G. Thomas Minshall

Rhonda and Harry Mitchell

Diane Moss

Mount De Chantal Alumnae Assoc.

Patricia Moyers

Norma Newbraugh

Nancy and Mark Newfeld

Otis L. O'Connor

John Overington

Victoria Paul ♦

Ralph Pedersen

Thomas Perdue ♦

Susan and Roger Perry

Judith and Robert Pratt

Katrena Ramsey ♦

Timothy Reese

Cathy and Joe Rice

Sheila R. Riddle

Eleanor Ringel

Ripley CVB

Mindi Rival ♦

Larry L. Rowe

Rowlesburg Revitalization

Karen Rudolph

Jessica Salfia ♦

P. J. and Thomas Scarr

Savannah Schafer ♦

Dorothy and Bill Scharf

Karen and Jim Scherr

Cookie Soldo Schultz and Bernie Schultz ♦

Beth See

Paul A. Shackel

Kate FitzGerald and Paul Sheridan

John Shirley ♦

Bob Shumaker and Family

Fran Simone

John Skaggs

Alexander M. Smith

Barbara Ellen Smith

Katy and Don Smith

Nancy P. Smith

Anna and Kim Smucker

Kay and Kelly Sparks

Marty and Mike Spiker

Kaila St. Louis

Pat and Dave Stanton

Sam Stetson

Heather Stickler ♦

Kathryn Stone

Christina and Anthony Stradwick

Jill and Robert Straight

Fay Stump

Sarah Sullivan and Ricklin Brown

Patrice Summers and David Murphy

Molly Superfesky ♦

Barbara and Sidney Tedford

Donald Teter

Barbara and Martin Townsend

Stephen D. Trail

Elizabeth Tuck ♦

Barbara Tuckwiller

Tug Valley Chamber of Commerce

Sam Turley ♦

George Updike

Fawn Valentine

Diana and Donald Van Horn

Linda Van Meter

Melanie Van Metre

John N. Vielkind Jr.

Karen Vuranch and Gene Worthington

Judy Wagner

Delores and Daniel Ward

Connie and Steven Washburn

Vivian Weigel

Jo Weisbrod

Lynwood and Valerie White

Rebecca Frances White

C. Jayne Whitlow

Cassandra B. and William R. Whyte

Joanna and Joseph Wiest

Marcus Wilkes

C. Michael Williams

Meredith Sue Willis

Charles Winter

Happy Wolphe ♦

Linda Yoder