Garland R. Quarles Elementary School Records

 

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

Garland R. Quarles Elementary School Records
630 THL

Inventory created by Archives Staff 11/1986. Last revised 01/2019.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.

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EXTENT: 1.46 linear feet

DATE: 1955-2006

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Garland R. Quarles Elementary School Records is comprised of scrapbooks maintained by the staff of Garland R. Quarles Elementary School in Winchester, Virginia. The scrapbooks date from 1955 to 1970.  It contains news clippings, pictures, and other memorabilia from school and local events. The collection also has materials about school integration. Also included are items from the 50th anniversary celebration in 2005.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Garland R. Quarles Elementary School opened on September 19, 1955 with 325 students. The school cost $326,931 to build and is situated on S. Loudoun St. in Winchester. It was named after Garland R. Quarles, who had served as the superintendent of Winchester Public Schools. The school celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2005 and still operates as part of Winchester City Schools.

RELATED MATERIAL: Winchester City School Records, 581 THL

CITE AS: Garland R. Quarles Collection, 630 THL Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA.

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift

ORGANIZATION:

Box 1 Scrapbooks

1955-1956
1956-1957

Box 2 Scrapbooks 

1959-1960
1960-1962

Box 3 Scrapbooks 

1962-1963
1963-1964
1964-1965

Box 4 Scrapbooks 

1964-1965
1965-1966
1966-1968

Box 5 Scrapbooks 

1967-1970
1969-1970

Box 6 

50th Anniversary—invitations

50th Anniversary—speeches

Speech delivered by Mrs. Jacqueline C. Ruff

Speech delivered by Dr. Nancy T. Lee

Speech delivered by Dr. Barbara M. Johnston, “My Memories of Quarles 1989-1992”

Speech delivered by Mrs. Mary Ruth Joyner

Speech delivered by Mrs. Peg Pangle

News articles

Oversize

Aerial view of Garland R. Quarles Elementary School, Fall 1990, filed Winchester—Buildings—Oversize, 1310 S. Loudoun St.

PHOTOGRAPHS

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