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[Class of 1917 Scrapbook], 1913 - 1917

 Item — Box: 6
Identifier: UA 00111- Item Item 1

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook, created by representatives of the Class of 1917 of the State Normal and Industrial College (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the freshman through senior years of the Class of 1917. Photographs document student life, students in gym clothes, tennis players, a hayride, students wearing the class sweater, the Hose House, the Forest House fire, and student productions, including "Evangeline" and “Vision of Youth." The scrapbook contains invitations for several events: the “Sophomore-Junior Cup” field hockey game, Junior-Senior “Basket Ball," and Halloween parties. The scrapbook also contains a freshman class list, Morning Watch rosters, senior privileges list, and programs for the Banquet, Festival Night, prayer service, The Amus-U Co. production, and “Vision of Youth." Other contents include menus from the Banquet and “Sophomore Stunt," lyrics for Tree Song and other miscellaneous songs, a booklet of the songs of 1917, a poem from the "Evangeline" production, a Class of 1917 felt armband, a Field Day Ribbon from 1917, a piece of felt with '18 affixed to it, a piece of satin with '19 affixed to it, a petition to wear caps and gowns at commencement, a peanut decorated in a blue dress, a “Sophomore Lunch Room” sign, an account of a reception at the home of faculty member Melville Fort, an account of Field Day, calling cards, and a Tree Night wood ring. The pages of the scrapbook are decorated with drawings.


  • 1913 - 1917

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 150.00 Linear Feet (111 archival boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

P.O. Box 26170
320 College Ave.
Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US