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Antique 1920s School Days Memory Book Scrapbook Album Fairbury Nebraska

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Vintage Scrapbook Album.  A Memory Book of My School Days. Book is copyright 1920 by The Reilly & Lee Co.  Designed and Decorated by Helen A. Haselton.  Art Deco graphics throughout.

Softcover book with leather covers.  Measures about 6.5 inches wide x 10 inches tall and about 2 inches thick.  189 pages.  Book weighs 1 pound 9 ounces.

This Vintage memory book was kept by Olive Halek of Fairbury, Nebraska.  She evidently started her school years in Belleville, Kansas, as there is a real photo postcard glued to an early page in the book showing the third grade class there.

Contents include:

37 photos (Including Senior Sneak Day)

Numerous newspaper clippings

Halloween Napkin

Purple Floral Napkin

Alumni Banquet Programs

Sports Banquet Programs

Commencement Announcement

Student Autographs

Class History

Class Prophecy

Reunions

Alumni Marriages

Class of '23 Nursery (Births)

Glued in Cut out newspaper photos of football players along with hand written notes on each player.

Coach write up

Write up on each football game that school year along with score for each game.

Olive kept very detailed notes and very comprehensive record of her time at Fairbury High School and the FHS class of 1923.  Eighty percent of the pages are filled.

Most of the photos are glued in, with a few loose ones.

Very nice piece of history!

 

 





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