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W. J. Stenger, Sr., class of 1923, photographs

 Collection — Box: Multi 03
Identifier: MS-0083

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains photographs taken by or belonging to Wilbur Jackson Stenger, Sr. while he was a student at Washington College. Seven images are of at least two different biplanes on campus and three are aerial photographs of Washington College most likely taken from one of the planes.


  • circa 1923

Access restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication rights

Copyright has not been assigned to Washington College. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Washington College as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical Information

Wilbur Jackson Stenger, Sr. (1902-1978) was born June 3, in Williamsport, Maryland to Harry C. Stenger (1866-1949) and Flora Wolf Stenger (1864-1942). He attended Washington College, graduating in 1923. He then received a master’s from the University of Maryland in 1947. W. J. became a teacher and finally principal of Chestertown High School. He married Helen Tilghman Connelly Stenger (1898-1990). Together they had three children, Dr. W. Jackson, Jr., class of 1949, Richard T., and Henrietta Lemen. W. J. died of a heart attack June 17, 1978.


.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Physical and technial access restrictions


Custodial history

Material was in possession of the family.

Acquisition information

Gift of J. Stenger, 2013.

Finding Aid to the W. J. Stenger, Sr., Class of 1923, Photographs
L. Sheldon
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Language of description note
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Washington College Archives & Special Collections Repository

300 Washington Avenue
Chestertown MD 21620