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[Class of 1918 Scrapbook], 1914 - 1926

 Item — Box: 7
Identifier: UA 00111- Item Item 1

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook, created by the scrapbook committee of the Class of 1918 at the State Normal and Industrial College (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the freshmen through senior years of that class, as well as material from several reunions. The scrapbook is heavily annotated and contains handwritten essays and observations as well as pages decorated with pen and ink drawings and watercolors. Photographs document Field Day, a Glee Club operetta, 1920 and 1922 reunions, and plays titled "The Drawing of the Sword" and "Trelawney of the Wells." Posters include Morning Watch, Prayer Service, and Vespers Service. The scrapbook also contains a circus flier, College Night song lyrics, the Farewell Banquet menu and notes, an in memoriam page, part of a 1918 physical education badge, a poem written for Dr. Julius Foust's birthday party, and reunion information for 1920 and 1922, including two crepe paper hats. Also included are Senior Camp Supper notes, Tacky Party invitation, Tree Night tableaux and song lyrics, Vespers Service program, and pageant material relating to the Red Cross benefit. The scrapbook also includes references to the death of Class Mascot David Young, who was the grandson of Charles Duncan McIver.

Dates

  • 1914 - 1926

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Repository Details

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

Contact:
P.O. Box 26170
320 College Ave.
Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US
336-334-5246