Allison Douglas Cooper Collection, 1507 WFCHS

Scope and Content: This collection contains a scrapbook of photographs kept by Alison Douglas Cooper (Mrs. Eugene Cooper). Included are photos of Boy Scout Camp in 1919 and Class Day at Ft. Loudoun Seminary, June 2, 1919.

(1 box) Last updated 04/07.

Biographical/Historical: Alison Douglas was born on April 16, 1894, in East Orange, NJ. She moved to Winchester, VA in 1915 to become a kindergarten teacher at Ft. Loudoun Seminary. She married Eugene Bestor Cooper and had four children. Mrs. Cooper’s many activities and accomplishments included her active role in the organization of the first Winchester Girl Scout troop. Mr. Cooper preceded her in death. She died on August 21, 1975, and is buried at Mt. Hebron Cemetery in Winchester, VA.

Bibliography: Obituary in The Winchester Star, August 22, 1975.

Cite As: Alison Douglas Cooper Collection, 1507 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

Organization:

Box 1

Scrapbook of photographs, kept by Alison Douglas Cooper, includes photos of Boy Scout Camp, 1919 and Class Day at Ft. Loudoun Seminary, June 2, 1919, 31 items, photographs,