Gertrude Over Bageant Collection, 281 THL

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains scrapbooks of wartime newspapers and clippings belonging to Gertrude Bageant, a Winchester, VA resident. It includes announcements of President Roosevelt’s death and the activities of men and women during World War II. Index compiled by Walt Brown, 2002.

(3 boxes) Last updated 06/12.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Mrs. Gertrude Over Bageant was born in Frederick County, VA on January 10, 1897 to Mr. and Mrs. James Mason. A life-long resident of Frederick County, Bageant was a receptionist at the Winchester Memorial Hospital, a member of the Turner Ashby Chapter 54, United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the Market Street United Methodist Church. Mrs. Bageant died on September 11, 1983 and is buried in Mount Hebron Cemetery.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Obituary, Winchester Star, September 13, 1983.

CITE AS: Bageant, Gertrude Over Collection 281 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA

ORGANIZATION: Functional

BOX 1 (Index follows)

Scrapbook, 1942

Scrapbook 1943

BOX 2 (Index follows)

Scrapbook, 1944, and loose papers