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Items with subject 'Scrapbooks'

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25th Anniversary Scrapbook

by Unknown (1950 – 1951)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

The Maryland State Normal School at Salisbury opened in September 1925 as a two-year college to train elementary teachers on the state’s Eastern Shore. In 1950, the school celebrated its 25th (silver) anniversary and dedicated its first new building (the men’s dormitory, now Wicomico Hall) since the construction of the administrative building (now Holloway Hall). This loose scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photographs by Donald Turner, and programs related to the events surrounding the 25th anniversary of State Teachers College at Salisbury (now Salisbury University). Oversize newspaper issues and clippings remain folded.

Associated Subjects: Photography • Scrapbooks
Identifier: SUA-039
Repository: University Archives
Attachment: No attachment

A Century of Progress Exposition Scrapbook (Chicago, Illinois)

by Unknown (1933 – 1934)

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

This scrapbook documents the events, exhibitions, and ephemera of the 1933 to 1934 Chicago World's Fair that was called "A Century of Progress." Included with a nine page memoir of experiences are pasted postcards, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera.

Associated Subjects: City and Town Life • Newspapers • Scrapbooks
Identifier: SC2013.112
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Allen, Md., 300th Anniversary collection

by Shivers, George (2002)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains various booklets and materials connected to the 300th Anniversary of Allen, Maryland in 2002. This includes a play titled, "An Unbroken Circle," written by Dr. George Shivers, materials for a guided tour and histories of the Virginia Cottage and the Village of Allen.

Associated Subjects: Scrapbooks • Literature
Identifier: 2006.229
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

American Red Cross Hospital Photograph Album (Evreux, France)

by Fitch, Ralph RoswellHine, Lewis (1918)

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

This photograph album belonged to an American medical officer who worked in the American Red Cross Hospital in Evreux, France. There are 289 photographs of wounded American, French, British, and German soldiers. Photographs show the wards and operating rooms, hospital staff, patients, prosthetics, Fourth of July celebrations featuring Uncle Sam, basket weaving and woodworking, a funeral, scenery around the city, and other activities of the hospital in 1918. Some of the photographs were taken by Lewis Hine. Many of the photographs feature Major Ralph Roswell Fitch, who was the hospital's administrator at the time and likely the creator of this album.

Identifier: SC2016.129a
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Arlene Goslee Knowles scrapbooks

by Knowles, Arlene Goslee (1943 – 1949)

3 oversize boxes (4.5 linear feet)

The Arlene Goslee Knowles scrapbooks document the experience of a young woman coming of age during World War II, 1943-1949. The scrapbooks focus on religious and social events in Sharptown, Maryland; within the scrapbooks, there are birth, wedding, graduation and death announcements. The collection also conveys how an American woman during this period, engages and finds global interconnections. There is ephemera related to her brother, John Goslee’s service in World War II. Additionally, there is material related to relationships she developed with other Methodists in South East Asia. The scrapbooks contain church programs, newspapers, photographs, postcards and ephemera related to Arlene’s life.

Associated Subjects: Education • Scrapbooks • World War, 1939-1945 • Methodism
Identifier: 2006.319
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Autobiography of Richard Watson

by Watson, Richard (1957)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

Richard Watson wrote his autobiography for a class assignment in 1957 when he was 15 years old, recounting his life from birth in Peoria, Illinois in 1942 to the present day through written entries and photographs. He wrote about family vacations, the death of grandparents, and his sister getting polio and cousin's death from the disease.

Associated Subjects: Diaries • Diaries (Men) • Education • Family Life • Scrapbooks • Youth
Identifier: SC2015.004
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Blanche Williams Smith papers

by Smith, Blanche Williams (1880, 2015)

7 oversize boxes (5 linear feet)

The papers of Blanche Williams Smith document her life as a resident and elementary educator of Maryland’s Eastern Shore from 1880-2015 with the bulk of the material dating from her years as a student at Frankford High School and the Women’s College at the University of Delaware, 1922-1931. Scrapbooks, created by her daughter Louise, document her family’s history dating back to the 1770s; other materials include yearbooks, journals and ephemera all-encompassing Blanche’s life Delaware and Maryland.

Associated Subjects: Scrapbooks • Williams Family
Identifier: 2015.088
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Book of Cars scrapbooks

by Emery, CharlesTaylor, Russell (circa 1955)

1 oversize box (1.5 linear feet)

These two scrapbooks compiled by Charles Emery and Russell Taylor were created circa 1955 and contain images of cars made between 1900 and the 1950s. Pieces in the scrapbooks include images and captions of makes and models, images of cars in advertisements or other settings, and newspaper clippings related to cars and transportation.

Associated Subjects: Scrapbooks
Identifier: SC2019.010
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment

Bounds Family Papers

by Bounds, George A.Bounds, George C. (1747 – 1941)

4 boxes (4 linear feet)

This collection contains records from the Bounds family from 1807 to the late 1930s. Series 1 through 4 contains postcards, newspapers, and other documents from different members of the Bounds family from the early 1800s into the twentieth century. The rest of the collection consists of documents of George Bounds, a businessman in the Hebron and Wicomico County area. These materials include real estate transactions, business correspondence, and other related records.

Associated Subjects: Business • Scrapbooks
Identifier: 1994.025
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Branche H. Phillips collection

by Phillips, Branche H. (1931 – 1965)

2 folders (0.01 linear feet)

The Branch H. Phillips collection includes a scrapbook of newspaper clippings from Salisbury, Maryland from 1938 to 1952. The scrapbook was created for John Phillips Strudwick from his grandmother Branche H. Phillips. Additionally, there is a laminated scanned newspaper clipping of the Wicomico High School graduating class of 1931 from Salisbury, Maryland.

Associated Subjects: Newspapers • Phillips Family • Scrapbooks
Identifier: 2011.148
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Charles Robert Virgil Hall collection

by Hall, Rob (1789 – 1987)

1 carton,  1 oversize box (2.5 linear feet)

The Charles Robert Virgil Hall collection documents various Eastern Shore families and their activities from 1789-1987, with the bulk of the records dating from 1885-1920. Eastern Shore communities are documented via land records, fraternal organizations, church materials including programs and the Journal of the Diocese of Easton, printed advertisements, family histories, and photographic prints.

Identifier: 1998.142
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Church Army in the U.S.A. Scrapbooks

by Abraham, Arthur (1927 – 1980)

3 folders (0.3 linear feet)

These two scrapbooks, compiled by Reverend Arthur Abraham, document the history of the Church Army in the U.S.A. from 1927 to 1932 with a 1980 letter. The British organization crusaded by doing "aggressive Evangelistic work under the auspices of the Episcopal Church of America." The scrapbooks contain many photographs, postcards, newspaper clippings, and pasted letters that provide a detailed account of the missionary work primarily in New York, though also in southern states like North and South Carolina.

Associated Subjects: Clubs • Photography • Postcards • Scrapbooks • Spirituality • Newspapers • Voyages and Travel
Identifier: SC2013.078
Repository: Special Collections
Attachment: No attachment