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Jean Artz

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Title

Jean Artz

Subject

Artz, Jean
Women-Virginia-Shenandoah County

Description

1974 photograph of Jean Artz, a resident of Shenandoah County.

Creator

Shenandoah Valley-Herald

Source

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

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

1974

Rights

COPYRIGHT NOT EVALUATED

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Biographical Text

Jean Artz spent the pre-Christmas season of 1973 and 1974 working at her sewing machine. During that time she made 48 tote bags and other clothes for her customers and family.

A resident of the Top Knot community near Strasburg, her and her husband also managed a hobby farm and raised three two children. Jean was also known for her canning abilities, receiving awards for that and her sewing at the county fair.

Citation

Shenandoah Valley-Herald, “Jean Artz,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed April 13, 2021, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/15140.