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Verla Cook Scrapbooks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 073

Scope and Contents

Included in this scrapbook are programs and clippings relating to life in Washington, D.C. during the 1940s and 1950s. Also included in the scrapbook are matchbooks from local businesses and restaurants. Subjects covered in the scrapbook include, but are not limited to churches; concerts; Navy Band; restaurants; sesquicentennial of Washington, D.C.; White House, and remodeling.

Dates

  • 1940-1950

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Use

The fragile nature of the scrapbook pages requires that access be limited to this collection. Patrons should receive assistance from Library staff when handling these materials.

Extent

1.5 Linear feet

1 Boxes

Arrangement

Processed without series.

Custodial History

The scrapbook was donated to the Library in October 1998 by Verla R. Cook.

Processing Information

Basic archival processing procedures were applied to the collection when it was processed.

Title
Verla Cook Scrapbooks Collection
Subtitle
An inventory of Verla Cook Scrapbooks Collection at DC Public Library
Author
Finding aid prepared by Ryan P. Semmes.
Date
2006-08
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The People's Archive, MLK Library Repository

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