Stonewall School Collection

 

 

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

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
archives@handleyregional.org
www.handleyregional.org 

Stonewall School Collection
1530 WFCHS

Inventory created by Archives Staff 08/02.  Last revised 02/18.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers. 

USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright.

EXTENT: 2.09 linear feet

DATE: 1942-1946; 1992

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains material collected and published by the Stonewall School Reunion Committee. Copies of Stonewall News for the years 1942-1946 are included with 1990 Stonewall Alumni comments. The collection also includes five scrapbooks that contain photographs, newspaper clippings, and notes relating to Stonewall School.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Stonewall High School opened its doors to students in 1941. It was the fifth high school in Frederick County, VA. The school is located on U.S. Route 11 approximately four miles from the West Virginia state line. The first commencement and baccalaureate exercise was held on May 30, 1943. Twelve seniors received diplomas. When James Wood High School opened in the fall of 1950, Stonewall became an elementary school.

CITE AS: Stonewall School Collection, 1530 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift. 

ORGANIZATION

BOX 1 

Stonewall News comments to Stonewall Alumni; August 8, 1990 and Publishers Notes, 9 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Stonewall News, 1942, mimeograph (photocopy) (including the following). October, 9 leaves
November, 11 leaves
December 24 leaves

Stonewall News, 1943 (including the following)
February, 13 leaves
March, 13 leaves
April, 11 leaves
May, 15 leaves
October, 13 leaves
November, 13 leaves
December, 15 leaves

Stonewall News, 1944 (including the following)
January, 13 leaves
February, 14 leaves
March, 13 leaves
April/May, 13 leaves
June, 13 leaves
September, 11 leaves
October, 12 leaves
November, 11 leaves

Stonewall News, 1945 (including the following)
February, 12 leaves
April, 15 leaves
May, 8 leaves
November, 10 leaves
December, 11 leaves

Stonewall News,1946 (including the following)
January, 12 leaves
February, 15 leaves
March, 13 leaves
April, 16 leaves
May, 17 leaves

Award 1944 Publication contest, Stonewall News, 1 leaf, typescript (photocopy)

Correspondence, 1 leaf

Fundraisers—Stonewall School Building, 2 leaves, printed (photocopy)

Graduates

News articles, unnumbered items (photocopy)

Obituaries, unnumbered items (photocopy)

Poem—“To Stonewall,” by Glenvil Whitacre, n.d., 1 leaf, mimeograph

Programs, 2 pages folded

Questionnaires for reunion planning, 2 leaves

Speeches/Remarks, unnumbered items, typescript/manuscript

Stonewall Alumni Association—minutes, 9 leaves

Stonewall School 50th Anniversary May 17, 1992 “A Walk Down Memory Lane”

U.S. Armed Forces Institute blank forms re school courses, 2 leaves printed

BOX 2

Scrapbook #1

BOX 3

Scrapbook #2

BOX 4

Scrapbook #3

Scrapbook #4

BOX 5

Scrapbook #5

Videos: “Cabletalk Stonewall,” August 4, 1994

“Stonewall Elementary Update,” February 1997

Stonewall Elementary School Rededication, September 21, 1997