As I mentioned before, I’m sorting, arranging, and re-housing my grandmother’s papers. Some of you have asked what sorts of things I’m finding… mostly it’s correspondence and the writing projects grandma seems to have done almost incessantly. There are endless drafts, snippets of text, and scribbled notes with lists of ideas for short stories and articles. It’s a fascinating glimpse into her mind.
However, as a two-time history major who is currently in library school, the following images represent some of my favorite items encountered so far.
Library school peeps should pay particular attention to the last two!
Which reminds me… is a naturalization card legal if the name is mis-spelled?