Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Ann Gurney

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Title

Ann Gurney

Subject

Gurney, Ann
Women-Virginia-Shenandoah County

Description

Photograph of Ann Gurney of Shenandoah County

Creator

Shenandoah Herald

Source

Shenandoah-Valley Herald Collection, Truban Archives, Shenandoah County Library, Edinburg, Virginia.

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

1974

Rights

COPYRIGHT NOT EVALUATED

Person Item Type Metadata

Occupation

Extension Officer, Shenandoah County 4-H

Biographical Text

In 1974 Ann Gurney was an extension officer working with Shenandoah County 4-H. She said it was “the perfect job in the perfect place.” Her responsibilities included attending club meetings, conducting programming, and helping with special education classes.

Born in Arlington County, she graduated from Virginia Tech with a major in home economics. She travelled extensively in Europe, was a member of the Woodstock Presbyterian Church, and attended “the newly formed slimnastics course” in the county.

Citation

Shenandoah Herald, “Ann Gurney,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed April 13, 2021, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/15138.