Bailey, Claudia Frazier Photographs, 1964 *JMU Alum Papers*
- Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
- Bailey, Claudia Frazier
- Claudia Frazier Bailey Photographs
- Collection No.:
- SC 0282
- 1 folder, .06 Cubic Feet
- Language of the Material:
- The Claudia F. Bailey Photographs, 1964, consist of six photographs taken of Bailey and her friends during Bailey's senior year at Madison College.
[identification of item], [box #, folder #], Claudia F. Bailey Photographs, 1964, SC 0282, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.
Claudia Frazier Bailey was born in Baltimore, Maryland to Frederick Claude Bailey and Dorothy Frazier Bailey. She attended Madison College between the years of 1961 and 1964, graduating with a Bachelor's of Science degree in 1964. During her years, she was involved in the Fencing Club as a team captain, she was the editor-in-chief of the Bluestone yearbook, and was elected historian of Zeta Tau Alpha. Additionally, she was designated by her peers and faculty to be a representative of Madison College for the "Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities" as a senior and was also designated as an "Outstanding Student" by her class peers, among other organization involvements. After her time at Madison College, she earned her doctorate and was a faculty member in the University of Arkansas-Fayetville biology department. She served as the chair of the Ozark Literacy Council for two years and remains a member of the Board of Directors for the organization as Outgoing Chair.
Scope and Content
The Claudia Frazier Bailey Photographs, 1964, consist of six photographs of Bailey and her friends during Bailey's senior year as Madison College. Five of the photographs include Bailey (usually recognized by her "cats-eye" glasses), depicting either a large get-together of friends or hanging out in her dorm room. One photograph depicts three women posing in the snow. Photographs of note include one where Bailey is smoking, wearing sunglasses, and playing the bongos while her friends are laid out on the floor, and another where Bailey and a friend are doing a stunt in which the friend is standing on Bailey's bent knees.
Photographs are housed in one folder.
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This collection was donated by Claudia F. Bailey to the Division of University Advancement and Development to Special Collections. The photographs were subsequently transferred to JMU Special Collections.
Genre and Form
- Madison College -- History
- Madison College -- Students
- Madison College -- Alumni and alumnae
- James Madison University -- Alumni and alumnae
- James Madison University -- Students -- History
- Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History
The Baltimore Sun (2002, October 18). Frederick Claude Bailey. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved from https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/baltimoresun/obituary.aspx?n=frederick-claude-bailey&pid=546528
Bluestone, 1964. Harrisonburg (Va.): Madison College
Ozark Literacy Council (2017). Dr. Claudia Bailey, chair emeritus. Retrieved from http://ozarkliteracy.org/board-of-directors/dr-claudia-bailey/
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