This dress was made by Miss Blanche,and has a portrait collar. She made it to wear when leaving West Virginia Wesleyan in Spring, 1919 after earning her Graduate Studies Degree, to teach in the Fall in Morgantown. Blanche is the daughter of Alexander and Martha Stonestreet.
Photograph take on her 100th birthday. Blanche Stonestreet was the first woman to earn a degree at West Virginia Wesleyan College. She taught in public schools and at West Virginia University for 48 years
Photograph taken on her 100th birthday. Blanche Stonestreet taught school in several West Virginia counties including Tyler, Harrison, Upshur, and Monongalia for 48 years. Her last teaching position was in the Mathematics Department at West Virginia University.