Judy Humbert Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

899 THL 

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains four interviews with former students of the Old Stone School for African-Americans, and memorial cards for funerals of Winchester residents. The memorial cards include biographical sketches and information of the deceased. There are also two issues of the Virginia Informer, July and August 1939.  (1 box) Last updated 8/16.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Judy Humbert, a local historian, is a long time resident of Winchester, VA and a graduate of Douglas School. 

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the collection.

CITE AS: Humbert, Judy Collection #899, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1

Black History-news articles (1974-2002), 6 pages, printed 

Douglas High School Pictures – news clippings 

Gibson, Powell W.  – biographical sketch 

Harris, Hester – News Article, Winchester Star, July 12, 1997, 2 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Humbert, Judy – Certificate of Award, 9th Grade Biology, Douglas High School, June 8, 1962, 2 pages, printed

Humbert, Judy – Letter for cheerleading, 1 item.

Humbert, Judy – news articles 

“Integration in the Shenandoah Valley,” compiled and answered by Adam Grogg, James Wood High School, no date; 19 leaves, printed 

Interviews – With former students of the Old Stone Church School for African- 
                      Americans (Note: These are written, not oral histories.)

                     Baskerville, Mary Davis, conducted by Betty and Lynette Bannister, June 8,
                     1984, 3 leaves, typescript
                     Ford, Catherine Shelton, conducted by Cynthia Martin Banks, n.d., 1 leaf,
                     manuscript
                     Ransom, Anna Bertha, conducted by Judy Humbert, c. 1988, 3 leaves,
                     typescript
                     Williams, Catherine Ann, conducted by Judy Humbert, 1988, 2 leaves,
                     typescript

Letter Award – Janet Lewis, Douglas High School, 1954-1955, 1 leaf, printed

Memoirs – Class of “66”, Douglas High School (Gretchen A. Weaver on cover), 48 leaves, mimeograph

Oration – Delivered by Judy Humbert, 1965, 1 leaf, typescript

Program—Douglas Alumni Association Board of Governors Meeting, May 7, 1981, 3 leaves, mimeograph

Program – 12th Annual Douglas Alumni Dinner Dance, October 5, 1991, 6 leaves, typescript

Program – The Northern Shenandoah Valley Cotillion for Young Women, February 16, 2014, 8 pages, printed

Rubbermaid Commercial Products – First Annual Service Awards, 1984, Judy Humbert, fifteen years, 1 item, print

Segregated Institutions – News Articles, 2 items, print (newspaper)

Turner, Ellsworth – Short Biography, 2 leaves, printed

Memorial Cards / Obituaries – unnumbered leaves, printed (see below for index)

Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Anderson, Lisa Tamara

March 20, 1963

May 1, 2008

Armistead III, Lawrence Lacey “Larry”

October 22, 1954

November 20, 2013

Ashby, Kimrita “Kim” Maria

March 14, 1951

January 5, 2016

Banks, Mary Louise

Aug. 10, 1921

March 22, 2012

Beamer, William E. Jr.

July 14, 1947

August 17, 2012

Bland, Johnny B.

June 20, 1965

September 12, 1994

Blowe, Leslie S

ND

February 17, 2006 (service date)

Blowe, Quentin Lee

July 19, 1990

August 31, 2015

Brooks, Lillian Caper

March 6, 1913

May 3, 2004

Brown, Craig S.

April 22, 1960

November 21, 2013

Brown, Mary Corinne

August 24, 1921

April 17, 2016

Brown, Thaddeus Leroy

June 19, 1926

May 16, 2011

Brown, William Henry. Jr

September 16, 1931

September 25, 2012

Burks Jr., David Leroy

October 20, 1959

November 22, 1986

Butler, Harriett Alice “Hattie”

December 11, 1924

January 30, 2014

Butler, Reed Theophilus

September 20, 1953

May 17, 2010

Carter, Anna Lou

September 23, 1936

May 3, 2016

Carter, Mary Frances

October 15, 1939

October 30, 2015

Cartwright, Myles Wordsworth Demonthanes

September 21, 1915

August 29, 2010

Cartwright, Pocahontas Jackson

December 25, 1904

November 21. 2002

Cary, Kenneth James

January 19, 1940

January 10, 2016

Champ, Lillian Pearl

August 22, 1917

June 12, 2004

Christian Sr., Kelvin S

March 24, 1959

July 8, 2009

Cook, James Edward. Sr

March 30, 1945

November 9, 2011

Crockett, James “Pete”

May 22, 1922

April 22, 2016

Curry, Bruce Channing

March 5, 1958

August 25, 1985

Curry, Catherine Shields

September 12, 1914

October 11, 1974

Curry, Dorothy

June 22, 1917

September 19, 2007

Curry, George Washington Sr.

April 1, 1915

May 27, 1992

Curry, Richard Franklin. Sr

April 25, 1938

April 7, 2009

Day, Milbert V

ND

May 31, 2011

Dean, Lenora

July 11, 1928

March 15, 2016

Finley, Charles Williams

July 4, 1946

November 17 2013

Finley, Floyd R. III

March 11, 1931

May 23, 2005

Ford, Katherine Dora Shelton

December 6, 1911

June 22, 2002

Foreman, Ruby Doris Dixon

October 30, 1943

November 13, 2014

Gardiner, Vincent Bernard

August 19, 1929

January 4, 2012

Gaskins, Jr., Kirk N.

April 16, 1931

April 3, 2006

Gilkerson, Charles Edward

February 18, 1954

June 27, 2008

Good, Polly E.

January 26, 1935

August 24, 2007

Griffin, Kenneth “Kenny” M.

October 4, 1990

November 13, 2015

Grimes, Julia May

October 12, 1941

August 30, 2011

Harper, Betty Helen

December 9, 1929

June 22, 2006

Harris, Charles Wilson

July 29, 1944

February 7, 2015

Harris, Sarah Hester

January 12, 1908

September 30, 2001

Henderson, Mary Virginia

January 30, 1922

June 1, 2002

Honesty, Emma

October 4, 1921

January 2, 2013

Hughes, Ann Elizabeth

March 25, 1952

July 11, 2015

Hughes, Avon Anderson

July 5, 1950

May 22, 2007

Humbert, Evan Carval

July 8, 1967

June 22, 2011

Hunter, Edith Cross

October 11, 1928

January 4, 2015

Jackson, Charles R.

March 17, 1944

May 11, 2011

Jackson, Herman McNeil

February 27, 1944

June 3, 2005

Jackson, Joseph “Josey”

May 23, 1945

June 2, 1997

Jackson, Romain Virginia

October 31, 1919

September 16, 2011

Jefferson, Emma Dabney

November 12, 1918

January 28, 2010

Jones, Floyd Lindsey

August 21, 1958

July 18, 1980

Jordan, Frederick

August 12, 1942

August 11, 2014

Laws, Mary M

November 30, 1908

December 30, 2002

Lewis, Jefferson W.

ND

June 7, 2010

Long, Albert Delaney

February 12, 1939

August 24, 2004

Long, Patricia “Pooter”

May 1, 1945

November 14, 2013

Long, Zella Phoenix

January 8, 1911

November 18, 1997

Mack, Valenthia

March 27, 1952

August 3, 2013

Marcus, Lovelena Lomax

February 14, 1903

January 25, 1992

Marshall, Faye Elizabeth

September 1, 1950

June 19, 2004

Martin, Beulah Catherine

November 8, 1923

February 19, 2015

Mason, Susan H.

June 10, 1924

July 18, 1994

May, Lureathea

July 11, 1923

February 3, 2010

McDonald, Paloma Rosalee

August 24, 2002

February 14, 2016

Morris Jr., James W.

October 4, 1946

August 16, 2004

Morris, Dayna Lynne

August 6, 1964

August 9, 2014

Moten, Lucille Bland

June 26, 1931

March 14, 2014

Newkirk, Osceola Shields “Ocie”

November 15, 1946

October 13, 2004

Nickens, Marcellus. Jr

November 23, 1919

July 19, 1997

Owens, Robin Day

December 12, 1955

March 24, 2013

Peyton, Gladys Martin

September 29, 1921

March 5, 2012

Polston, Howard Eugene, Sr.

January 9, 1943

July 19, 2015

Powell Jr., Rudolph “Rudy”

August 19, 1972

January 13, 2010

Prather, Deacon Garfield

May 19, 1916

February 5, 1996

Rhodes, Melvin R.

August 12, 1948

August 23, 2004

Richardson Jr., Arelee “Sonny”

October 20, 1946

July 27, 2012

Roberts, Melvin G.

November 2, 1952

November 5, 2013

Robinson, Michael Lee. Sr

[date not provided]

May 23, 2012

Scott, Hannah Barbara

June 21, 1927

November 17, 2013

Scott, John Gilbert. Sr

December 3, 1930

December 6, 2009

Scott, Kierston Todd

August 15, 1989

May 21, 2008

Sell, Charles R.

November 22, 1944

February 23, 2003

Shields, Annie Lavina

July 29, 1939

July 24, 2014

Shields, Mary Margaret

June 12, 1938

May 26, 2002

Sloane, Famie Weaver

March 28, 1923

May 3, 2009

Stern, Sandy Evans

October 28, 1946

August 17, 1999

Stewart, Florence Mae

August 28, 1929

December 28, 2011

Summers Jr., Justice W.

January 19, 1927

August 16, 2004

Summers, Larry

August 31, 1947

August 7, 2014

Taylor, Ellen Elizabeth Avery

February 15, 1947

June 1, 2008

Thompson, Wesley Macarro. Jr

March 6, 1950

September 17, 2007

Turner, F. Ellsworth

April 26, 1915

April 7, 2000

Walker, Barbara

July 16, 1953

October 9, 2015

Walker, James E. “Jimmy”

July 4, 1940

October 25, 2003

Walker, Mary V.

June 5, 1931

January 13, 2016

Walker, Paul Stuart

November 19, 1942

July 17, 2010

Walker, Susan Elizabeth Tokes

February 22, 1919

February 15, 1997

Washington, Franklin H.

Nov. 13, 1943

Sept. 26, 2014

Washington, Herman R Sr.

April 1, 1920

May 10, 2008

Wheeler, Ethel W

October 8, 1927

February 5, 2012

White, Sister Alice Brown

July 8, 1935

April 13, 2016

Wilcox, Jimmy

[date not provided]

December 7, 1999 (service date)

Williams Jr., John Oaks

June 14, 1931

February 8, 2004

Williams Sr., Wayne Edward

July 21, 1960

January 28, 2014

Williams, Alice Magnolia Braxton

June 18, 1927

April 2, 2011

Williams, Catherine

December 13, 1925

May 13, 2008

Williams, Helen V.

January 13, 1932

April 26, 2015

Williams, Iola Banks

September 3, 1941

February 1, 2012

Williams, Mary Novella Haynes

August 19, [year not provided]

April 7, 2010

Williams, Roosevelt

October 12, 1942

December 23, 2012

Williams, Sadie Frances

February 9, 1932

April 7, 2012

Winston, Clayton Jerome

September 30, 2003

March 31, 2004

Yates, Theodore Roosevelt

March 13, 1927

October 1, 2012

Map Case 5, Drawer 2

Virginia Informer- August 1939, 4 pages, printed; July 1939, 4 pages, printed; no date, 1 leaf, printed.