The Resource Eva Rooshup Kohl papers

Eva Rooshup Kohl papers

Label
Eva Rooshup Kohl papers, 1919, 1971
Title
Eva Rooshup Kohl papers
Inclusive dates
1919, 1971
Title variation
Kohl, Eva Rooshup papers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Eva Rooshup Kohl Papers, 1919, 1971, contain paper memorabilia belonging to Eva Rooshup Kohl from her time as a student at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg
Member of
Biographical or historical data
Eva Rooshup was born in Wisconsin on May 25, 1899. She graduated from John Marshall High School in Richmond, Virginia in 1917 and afterward enrolled at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg. Kohl participated in the college's Home Economics Club, Y.W.C.A., and the Lee Literary Society. She also served as a corporal in Company B of the college battalion. Classmates regarded her as friendly, energetic, and good-natured with zsparkling brown eyes.y At some point during her time at the State Normal School for Women, Kohl was afflicted with the Spanish flu. She graduated in the spring of 1919. Eva Rooshup married Elmer Kohl in Richmond, Virginia on September 9, 1920. They were living in Detroit, Michigan in 1921. By 1930, Eva and Elmer Kohl were living in Varina, Virginia, southeast of Richmond. In 1940, they still resided in Varina with their three children Alberta, Phyllis, and J. Preston Kohl, as well as two lodgers and a cousin. Kohl died on July 15, 2000 and was buried in the Varina Episcopal Church Cemetery in Varina Grove, Virginia.
Cataloging source
VMC
Series statement
JMU Alum papers
Label
Eva Rooshup Kohl papers
Link
https://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/SC0040Kohl.aspx
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
968223796
Extent
1 letter folder, .06 cubic feet.
Governing access note
Collection is open to research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection
Immediate source of acquisition
This collection was donated to the James Madison University Alumni Association by the Kohl family and was subsequently transferred to the Special Collections Library.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Note
Gift of Kohl family, via JMU Alumni Association.
Organization method
The collection is arranged chronologically in one folder.
Ownership
Gift of Kohl family, via JMU Alumni Association.

Library Locations

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