Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs
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The Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957, are comprised of five black-and-white photographs of Madison College and include two views of the quad, one of which features two girls sitting in front of irises in bloom near Spotswood Hall, and three views of dorm room interiors. The photographs were presumably taken by or on behalf of alum Patsy Wheeler Gochenour (‘57).
- circa 1957
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Patricia Ruth Wheeler Gochenour of Winchester, Virginia graduated from Madison College in 1957 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. Gochenour was active in many organizations including the Association for Childhood Education, Y. W. C. A., and Usher’s Club. She served as secretary and vice president of Alpha Rho Delta, Business Manager for the Stratford Dramatic Club, cabinet member of the Wesley Foundation, and was a senior counselor. After graduation, Gochenour taught at Virginia Avenue Elementary School in Winchester. She went on to earn her Master of Education degree from the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education.
0.06 cubic feet (1 letter folder)
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The Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, ca. 1957, are comprised of five black-and-white photographs of Madison College and include views of the quad and dorm room interiors. The photographs were presumably taken by or on behalf of alum Patsy Wheeler Gochenour (‘57).
The photographs are housed in one letter folder.
Suzanne Wilson at the JMU Alumni Association received these materials in October 2012. The photographs were subsequently transferred to Special Collections.
- The Schoolma'am, 1957. Harrisonburg (Va.): Madison College.
- Black-and-white photographs
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- A Guide to the Patsy Wheeler Gochenour Photographs, circa 1957
- Tiffany Cole
- February 2017
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