Virginia Sargent Collection

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

Virginia Sargent Collection, 921 WFCHS

Scope and Content: This collection is comprised of materials pertaining to the Braddock Street United Methodist Church and the Junior Century Club in Winchester, VA, USA. The materials consist of a church bulletin and directories; yearbooks for the J.C.C., 1946-1980; membership lists, 1932-1983; news clippings; photograph album; and other miscellaneous materials.
(1 box) Last updated 11/03.

Biographical/Historical: Virginia Bean Sargent was born in Roanoke, VA. She received her bachelor?s degree in education from Madison College. After college, she moved to Winchester to teach third grade at John Kerr Elementary School. She taught third grade for 22 years until 1957 when she became principal of John Kerr Elementary School. Sargent retired in 1976.

Cite As: Virginia Sargent Collection, 921 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

Organization:

Box 1

Autobiography?author unknown, no date, 2 leaves, typescript

Braddock Street United Methodist Church
Church bulletin, February 24, 1982, 1 page, printed
Directories, typescript, bound
1978, 58 pages
1979, 60 pages
1981, 77 pages
1982 Supplement to 1981 Pictorial Directory, 34 pages, typescript
Speech - "Our Changing Goals in Human Relations", given by J. Wm. Hough, February 21, 1982, 2 pages, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy)

Junior Century Club, 38 items
Yearbooks, 32 items, printed:

1946-1947 1964-1965 1954-1955 1971-1972
1947-1948 1965-1966 1955-1956 1972-1973
1948-1949 1966-1967 1957-1958 1973-1974
1949-1950 1967-1968 1958-1959 1974-1975
1950-1951 1968-1969 1959-1960 1975-1976
1951-1952 1969-1970 1960-1961 1976-1977
1952-1953 1970-1971 1961-1962 1977-1978

"Meeting Life?s Difficulties" no author, no date, 12 leaves, typescript
Poetry and music by Joseph Herbert Bean, 16 items, printed
25th anniversary booklet, 1956-1957, 4 pages, printed
Membership lists, typescript
1980-1981, 1 page
1981-1982, 1 page
1982-1983, 1 page
1932-1982, 3 leaves
Miscellaneous notes, 2 leaves, manuscript

Sargent, Virginia - news clippings, 10 items, printed

Photograph album, given by the teachers and staff of John Kerr School to Mrs. Sargent, June 1972, green leather cover, contains 38 photographs
Page from photograph album, contains 9 photographs