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Catalog Number 2014.009
Object Name Jacket
Description This purple with white trim wool jacket was awarded to Mary A. Stapp in 1966 for her years as coach of Anacortes High School Girls Athletic Club. Graduating from Anacortes High School in 1940, she went on to graduate from the University of Washington and received her Master of Education from New York University. She taught at Florida State University and in Pasadena, California, before returning to Guemes Island. She was the physical education teacher for girls at Anacortes High School from 1955 to 1978 and spent her summers operating a summer camp for girls on Lake Sixteen. In retirement Miss Stapp volunteered at Skagit Valley Hospital and was a leader in the Audubon Society. She was a charter member of Art Wood in Fairhaven, Bellingham, and an avid fan of the Huskies, Seahawks, and Sonics. Born on January 12, 1922, in Anacortes, she died July 4, 2005 while preparing for holiday festivities on North Beach, Guemes Island.
Date 1966/ /
Dimensions H-32 W-20 inches
Caption GAC Advisor jacket, front
Credit line Donated by Slue Stapp O'Donnell, January 2014
People STAPP, Mary Augusta
Place of Origin Anacortes, WA
Search Terms jacket
wool
purple
white
snaps
coach
1966
Girls' Athletic Club
Subjects Clothing - Women
Organization - School
Place - Anacortes, WA