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Mrs. George W. Jaqua papers

 Collection — Folder: S715
Identifier: S0715

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a typed document, possibly a speech, from Mrs. George W. Jaqua in Winchester, Indiana in 1940 regarding democracy and the state of the United States in 1940, education and the role of clubwomen.


  • 1940

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Mrs. George W. Jaqua was born Evelyn [Evalyn] Hageman on May 15, 1898 in Muncie, Indiana to Maurice L. and Carrie Dill Hageman. She was an only child. She was graduated from Ward-Belmont [School for Women] in Nashville, Tennessee and received a teacher's diploma from a school of expression in Boston, Massachusettes. Immediately upon graduation from the school in Boston, during World War I, she entered wartime work, first as Captain of the Muncie, Indiana, Red Cross Canteen Service. She married George Wesley Jaqua in Delaware County, Indiana on October 15, 1919. They had three children and lived in Winchester, Indiana.

She was an active member of the Indiana Federation of Women's Clubs, serving as president from 1939-1941 and on many committees of that and other clubs. She was the chairman and director of the Women's Division, Indiana State Defense Council, during World War II, a director of United War Funds, Inc., director, Women's Division, Indiana Committee, National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis; trustee Hanover College and vice president of the Jaqua Company, Winchester, Indiana. She was a speaker in great demand and traveled world-wide. She died on Aug. 12, 1958 in Brevard, North Carolina.

History of Ward-Belmont. Retrieved 2015/02/11.

"Hageman, Evalyn". 1900 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/02/11.

"Hageman, Evalyn". Indiana, Select marriages, 1780-1992. Retrieved 2015/02/09.

"Hageman, M. L.". U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989. Retrieved 2015/02/11.

"Jaqua, Mrs. Evelyn (George W.)". Press Information (undated; post 1940). ISLO 923 J36 #1. Print.

"Jaqua, Evelyn H.". U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. Retrieved 2015/02/09.

"[Jayna] Jaqua, Evelyn". 1940 United States Federal Census. Retrieved 2015/02/09.

"Story of Ward-Belmont". Retrieved 2015/02/11.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a records transfer from Indiana Department of Public Welfare.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2015/02/11 by Edythe Huffman. EAD finding aid created 2015/02/11 by Edythe Huffman.
Mrs. George W. Jaqua papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.