The Resource Wilma Casey Warren reminiscences

Wilma Casey Warren reminiscences

Label
Wilma Casey Warren reminiscences, 2011
Title
Wilma Casey Warren reminiscences
Inclusive dates
2011
Title variation
The best place in the whole world to grow up
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Language
eng
Summary
Reminiscences, 2011, by Wilma Casey Warren (1926-2014) of Roanoke, Virginia, recalling her childhood growing up in Bridgewater, Rockingham County, Virginia, during the 1930s. Warren includes tales of her family and friends, school, church, summer camping trips, and other recollections. She also provides descriptions of Bridgewater and of the homes where she and her family lived. Some of the families mentioned include: Allen, Beydler, Bosserman, Clark, Dickson, Lambert, Leonard, Marsh, Miller, and Paxton
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Biographical or historical data
Wilma Casey was born 19 April 1926 in Arkansas to (Daniel) Abner Casey (1894-1971) and (Emily) Almeda (Jane) Brown Casey (1896-1954). She moved with her family to Bridgewater, Rockingham County, Virginia, where she grew up and attended school. Wilma Casey graduated from Bridgewater High School and Bridgewater College. In 1945 she married James Warren. Wilma Casey Warren worked as secretary at West End Elementary School in Roanoke, Virginia, then became assistant to the director of Total Action Against Poverty (TAP). Warren became a grant writer for TAP and helped the organization develop the Demonstration Water Project which later became the Virginia Water Project. Warren served as director of this agency from 1977 until her retirement in 1991. She and her husband James Warren had four children. Wilma Casey Warren died in Roanoke 19 April 2014.
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Wilma Casey Warren reminiscences
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
71
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There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Warren, Wilma Casey
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001693872
Type of unit
leaves

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