Elizabeth K. Wingerter was born June 18, 1905 in Wheeling. She was a member of St. Michael Parish, Wheeling; a graduate of St. Joseph Academy, Wheeling; received her Bachelors degree in Education from West Liberty State College; her Masters degree in Education from the University of Pittsburgh; and her P.H.D. from Columbia University, New York. In 1938, Wingerter started teaching at Duquesne University as an associate professor in the School of Education. In 1947, and for the nine years to follow, she served as the Dean of Women at Duquesne. Shortly after her retirement in 1970, she returned to Wheeling. She passed away, Wednesday, July 22, 2009 the age of 104.
This scrapbook covers her school years at St. Joseph Academy in Wheeling.
The Elizabeth K. Wingerter Collection is part of the OCPL's Archives & Special Collections and is available for viewing by appointment only. Please call 304-232-0244 to make an appointment.
OCPL appreciates the generosity and thoughtfulness of its many patrons in donating books, historical materials, and other library materials to the Library. Because of the overwhelming number of items donated, the limited amount of staff time to handle these donations, and limited space to house the donated materials, OCPL must restrict the donations accepted. We welcome donations of books, historical materials, and other materials of value. Please read more about our Donation Policies: