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Verna Jewel Winters (State Normal School) papers

Verna Jewel Winters (State Normal School) papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Verna Jewel Winters (State Normal School) papers
Creator: Winters, Verna Jewel, 1899-1924
Inclusive Dates: circa 1918-1920, 2000
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: UA00-023
Repository: University of Georgia Archives

Collection Description

Historical Note

Verna Jewel Winters was born in 1899 to a farming family in Bradley, Georgia. She attended the State Normal School in Athens, Georgia for three years and graduated on May 26, 1920. Her photograph album illustrates how much she enjoyed her time at the school. After graduation, Verna married and taught school in Alabama. Unfortunately, her life was cut short by her sudden death in 1924 of dehydration from morning sickness.

Scope and Content

The collection includes a photo album (circa 1918-1920) from her time as a student at the State Normal School in Athens, Georgia. There also is a short biography of Verna Jewel Winters and list of captions for the scrapbook written by her nephew, Daniel Bing.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Verna Jewel Winters (State Normal School) papers, UA00-023, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

RG SNS (State Normal School)

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Athens (Ga.) -- Photographs.
College campuses -- Georgia -- Athens -- Photographs.
State Normal School (Athens, Ga.)
Students -- Georgia -- Athens.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Photograph album, circa 1918-1920
12Verna Jewel Winters biography by nephew, Daniel Bing (includes captions for photograph album), circa 2000