Charles Bratton Photograph
Scope and Content
While this photograph is marked with a "Hoge–Berkeley Studio (Staunton, Virginia)" label, there is no other identification. Charles Bratton is pictured in uniform.
- Hoge-Berkeley Studio (Staunton, Va.) (Photographer, Organization)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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Biographical Note - Charles William Bratton
The Charles Bratton of the photograph may be Charles William Bratton, who was born on October 9, 1903. He married Nancy Pearl Barlow on April 9, 1925, in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. They were divorced on November 29, 1944, while Bratton was living in Augusta County, Virginia. He died February 24, 1975, and is buried alongside his wife Agnes P. (1895-1971) in Snider Cemetery in Prices Fork, Montgomery County, Virginia.
"Charles William Bratton", Findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/123563056/charles-william-bratton, accessed April 14, 2023.
"Charles William Bratton" Abstract of Divorce Decree, Virginia Department of Health; Richmond, Virginia; Virginia Divorce Records, 1918-2014, available on https://www.ancestrylibrary.com/discoveryui-content/view/2132806:9280, accessed April 14, 2023.
Historical Note - Hoge-Berkeley Studio
In the 1922 Staunton, Virginia, City Directory, Oliver Z. Hoge and Edmund Berkeley are each listed as owner of Hoge-Berkeley Studio.
Oliver Zell Hoge was born to P. Byron Hoge and Mary Elizabeth Jordan on December 16, 1880, in Baltimore, Maryland. He died on August 24, 1945, and is buried alongside his wife Stella Hanson (1881-1962) in Thornrose Cemetery in Staunton.
Edmund Berkeley (sometimes Edmond and Berkely) was born to Edmund Berkeley and Mary Randolph on September 20, 1844, in Staunton, Virginia. He enlisted as a private in the McClanahan Company of the Staunton Horse Light Artillery, of the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He was discharged due to disability on August 15, 1863. He died on September 27, 1924, and is also buried in Thornrose Cemetery in Staunton.
Staunton, Virginia, City Directory, 1922. Ancestry.com. U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. https://www.ancestrylibrary.com/discoveryui-content/view/683232277:2469, accessed April 14, 2023.
"Oliver Zell Hoge Sr.", Findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39834885/oliver-zell-hoge, accessed April 14, 2023.
Death certificate for Oliver Zell Hoge, Virginia Department of Health; Richmond, Virginia; Virginia Deaths, 1912-2014, available on Ancestry.com, https://www.ancestrylibrary.com/discoveryui-content/view/1418073:9278, accessed April 14, 2023.
"Pvt Edmund Berkeley", Findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10450361/edmund-berkeley, accessed April 14, 2023.
"Edmund Berkeley", Historical Data Systems, Inc.; Duxbury, MA 02331; American Civil War Research Database, available on Amazon.com, https://www.ancestrylibrary.com/discoveryui-content/view/3077823:1555, accessed April 14, 2023.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
The photograph of Charles Bratton was taken by the Hoge–Berkeley Studio in Staunton, Virginia.
Source of Acquisition
The Charles Bratton Photograph was donated to Special Collections in 2002.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Charles Bratton Photograph by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Charles Bratton Photograph commenced and was completed in June 2009.
- Charles Bratton Photograph, c.1920?
- Lora Settle, Graduate Assistant
- 2009 (CC0 1.0)
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