Trish and Harry Ridgeway Collection, 1716 THL

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains various Handley High School graduation items from 1927 belonging to Eloise Caldwell. Also contained within the collection are items pertaining to conventions of the Christian Endeavor Union, dating 1931-1935.

(1 box) Last updated 12/15 

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Eloise Caldwell was a local citizen of Winchester, Virginia and graduated from Handley High School in 1927. She was very active in the Christian Endeavors Union and gave a series of speeches at a convention in Pennsylvania in 1934. 

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Information taken from collection. 

CITE AS: Trish and Harry Ridgeway Collection, 1716 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Hanley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA. 


 BOX 1

“The Trail Blazer”, June 7, 1927—printed, 6 pages 

Annual Report card of Eloise Caldwell, 1926-1927—1 item, printed/manuscript 

Christian Endeavors New Program Objectives, 1933-1935—1 item, printed 

Graduation record of Eloise Caldwell—7 pages, printed/manuscript, n.d. 

Handley High School Reunion Banquet program, July 28, 1962—1 item, printed, 4 pages 

International Christian Endeavor Convention booklet, 1933—1 item, printed, 4 pages 

Letter to Eloise Caldwell from The Pennsylvania Christian Endeavor Union—1 leaf, manuscript 

Miscellaneous—3 items:

            Post card of The Auditorium in Milwaukee, Wisconsin—undated, unaddressed

            Birthday card from Frances to unknown recipient—undated, manuscript

            Piece of pink fabric, possible graduation attire

Student Essays—10 leaves, manuscript, n.d., unknown author (possibly Eloise Caldwell) 

The Handley Calendar 1926-1927—1 item, 34 pages, printed 

The Senior Banquet for Handley High, 1927—4 pages, printed 

Virginia’s Fellowship Convention, 1931—1 item, printed, 20 pages