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Katherine Kitchen Agne and Jean Ann Kitchen Hardison photographs

Identifier: SC 0347
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Scope and Contents

A photograph booklet (developed by Gitchell-Lee Studios in Harrisonburg) comoprising 15 photographs documenting one or both of the Kitchen sisters' (Katherine Kitchen, Jean Ann Kitchen) time at Madison College.

The photographs document campus views, off-campus trips to the mountains, and an unidentified football game.

The booklet appears to have been detached from a scrapbook page due to the black paper remnants on the booklet. "Katherine Kitchen Agne 1959" is written on the back of the booklet. While this note suggests that the photos belonged to Katherine Kitchen, she did not attend Madison College after 1957. Her sister Jean Ann Kitchen attended from 1955-1959 and resembles one of the people present in several of the photographs. For this reason, the collection title references both sisters.


  • Creation: circa 1959


Access Restrictions

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Biographical / Historical

Katherine Kitchen (1936-2019) and Jean Ann Kitchen (1937-2023), sisters from Vienna, Virginia, matriculated into Madison College in 1955. Katherine was enrolled from 1955-1957. Jean Ann graduated in 1959. While a student, Katherine was a member of the Wesley Foundation. Jean Ann was a member of Theta Sigma Upsilon, Future Business Leaders of America, YWCA, Wesley Foundation, Recreation Council, and House Council.


0.08 cubic feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



Photograph booklet comprising 15 photographs documenting one or both of the Kitchen sisters's time at Madison College.

Acquisition Information

Transferred to Special Collections in July 2008 by JMU's Centennial Office as part of a larger group of alumni materials.


  • The Schoolma'am, 1956. Harrisonburg (Va.): Madison College.
  • The Schoolma'am, 1959. Harrisonburg (Va.): Madison College.

Genre / Form

A Guide to the Katherine Kitchen Agne and Jean Ann Kitchen Hardison Photographs, circa 1959
Tiffany Cole
April 2023
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Repository Details

Part of the James Madison University Libraries Special Collections Repository

820 Madison Drive
MSC 1706
Harrisonburg Virginia 22807
(540) 568-3612