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High school students--United States--Social life and customs--20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Dodie Bailey Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00981
Scope and Contents Diary of Dodie Bailey of Bailey's Cross Roads, Virginia, near Falls Church. She began the diary when she was 14 years old and ended it in 1933 when she was 21 years old.

She talks of her social life which includes dates, dances, swimming, movies, drives, church, family events and school - but mostly about boys.

Diary is bound with a clasp, but the pages are loose. Pages appear to be from different diaries. Key to diary is included.

Florence Fix Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.322
Scope and Contents Scrapbook kept by Florence H. Fix (b. 1908) of Milaca, Minnesota from her high school junior year through graduation in the spring. Scrapbook contains invitations, programs, news clippings, letters, photographs, as well as many lengthy entries written by Florence's friends reflecting on their friendship, school days and future. A commencement memory booklet contains the full names of her classmates as well as a brief, often humorous entry listing what they would like to become in life. One...

Dorothy Mae Henderson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01497
Scope and Contents Letter to Dorothy from George about leaving high school and working in a canning factory, then two weeks later returning to school. Mentions Dorothy looking for an office job.

Letters to Craig

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01496
Scope and Contents Letters from friends Joe, Margie, Jean, and Sue asking about life in the army. Mentions life in high school, work experiences, and asks when Craig is coming home.

Mozelle DeVonne McNeil Papers, circa 1940-1960

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.594
Scope and Contents Papers, circa 1940s-1960s, of Mozelle DeVonne McNeil, includes correspondence, photographs, diaries, educational records, newspaper and magazine clippings, and other ephemera. These papers represent a view of everyday life in mid-twentieth century America from the perspective of a soldier's wife.