Bessie Marie Africa scrapbook
High school memory scrapbook and photo album of Bessie Marie Africa of Kanawha, Iowa from 1923 to 1927. The scrapbook is in a "School Friendship Book binding" assembled by Bessie Marie Africa documenting her high school years at Sanborn High School. It includes correspondence, programs, and mementos from theater, basketball, and football, and a declamatory contest. There are two large dolls created out of crepe paper.
- Creation: 1923 - 1927
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1925
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
0.04 Cubic Feet (1 folder) : scrapbook album
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from Caroliniana Jeffrey Rovenpor by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on 2 May 2019.
- Bessie Marie Africa scrapbook
- Ellen Welch
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
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