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Emeline K. Leinbach Armstrong graduated from Duke University in 1937. In March of 1936, she participated in a sociology field trip touring Carolina Lowcountry. The collection includes an itinerary and roster, notes, and photographs from the trip.

Consists of materials relating to the 1936 sociology field trip. This includes an annotated itinerary and roster, loose pages of handwritten notes, photographs, and a newspaper clipping. Itinerary and notes list tours of plantations and gardens in South Carolina, Penn School, North Carolina State Normal School for Negroes at Fayetteville, and discussions with plantation owners, speakers, and faculty about southern agriculture. The itinerary focuses on plantations, and the notes and clipping appear to emphasize a romantic view of the antebellum South and plantation culture. In the notes, Armstrong writes, "Negroes picking radishes in fields. Very picturesque. Negroes descendants freed slaves on same plantation sang spirituals for us on the porch. Lovely old-fashioned home." In the newsclipping, the writer describes, "In spite of the encroachments of modernity, unmistakable signs of the old south were everywhere evident- ... groups of negroes working in the fields, colorfully dressed in bright aprons with brilliant bandanas about their heads, white washed slave quarters, deserted rice fields...." Photographs contain images of African American agricultural laborers, Cypress Gardens, Magnolia Gardens, St. Helena Island, and plantations. Also contains a Penn School, St. Helena Island greeting card.

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Emma Bain Johnson was an eduator and graduate of Duke University. While at Duke, she was active in a number of student groups like the Taurian Players, the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) and the Woman's Student Government Association (WSGA). This collection consists of a scrapbook containing memorabilia from Johnson's time as an undergraduate student at Duke. The scrapbook includes programs, correspondence, social standards policies, class schedules, coursework, and student group materials. The contents span 1927 to 1931 and provide a view into the social, academic, and campus life of white women attending Duke during this time.

This scrapbook contains memorabilia Emma Bain Johnson collected as an undergraduate student, spanning 1927-1931. The front cover bears the Duke University seal and is inscribed with Johnson's name. The opening pages are signed by fellow classmates. Included are class assignments and reading lists; materials from the WSGA; meal ticket books; invitations; clippings about student activities at Southgate Residence Hall and construction projects on Duke's campus; programs from May Day Revels and commencement exercises; a Bull Durham charm; playbills from the Taurian Players productions and a 1930 production of an African American drama group in the Durham Community Players. Correspondence includes a letter from Dean Alice M. Baldwin to Johnson's parents concerning social standards policies for women on campus. Also, includes a letter Johnson and classmates composed appealing to students not to elect sorority members as officers for the YWCA and WSGA. Contains many loose items between the pages.

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Eula Wake was a 1929 graduate of the Woman's College of Duke University. Collection contains photographic prints taken at Class of 1929 reunions in 1984, 1986-87, and 1989.

Collection contains photographs of various members of the Class of 1929 at various reunions in 1984, 1986-87, and 1989. Individuals are identified on the back of most photographs. Notable individuals include Duke University President Terry Sanford.

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George "Jelly" Leftwich scrapbook, 1925-1931 3 Linear Feet — 4 folders Items

George "Jelly" Leftwich joined Duke University in 1926 as conductor of the Duke University Club Orchestra. He is best remembered for having written the words and music to Duke's fight song, "The Blue and White." The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photos, programs, invitations, tickets, booklets, advertisements, posters, and memorabilia related to the Duke University music department, as well as George "Jelly" Leftwich's personal photos and documents. The items date from 1925 to 1931.

Four folders contain newspaper clippings, photos, programs, invitations, tickets, booklets, advertisements, posters, and memorabilia related to the Duke University music department, as well as George "Jelly" Leftwich's personal photos and documents. The items date from 1925 to 1931, the bulk of which is from Leftwich's time as conductor of Duke University Club Orchestra. The folders combined consist of approximately 120 pages.

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George W. Jackson graduated from Trinity Park School in 1921 and attended Trinity College from fall 1921-spring 1923. The scrapbook contains programs, clippings and black and white photographs as well as correspondence. The scrapbook ranges in date from circa 1920-1935.

The scrapbook contains programs, clippings and black and white photographs as well as correspondence. In addition to the scrapbook, a 1923 Chanticleer and a metal match case bearing the Trinity College seal and the initials GWJ were donated. The 1923 yearbook was added to the Chanticleer duplicates and the match case was shelved with other relics. The collection ranges in date from circa 1920-1935.

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Gloria Bowen McCoy attended Duke University from 1944-1946. The collection includes a scrapbook, class notes, photographs, and memorabilia of her time at Duke.

The collection consists of a scrapbook, class notes, memorabilia, photographs, and two personal calendars. The scrapbook includes event programs, namecards, newsclippings, invitations, photographs, documents, a rock, a cigar, matchbooks, corsages, and other mementos from Gloria Bowen's time at Duke. Also included are materials related to Goon Day, including Gloria Bowen's Goon sign, orientation materials, class assignments and notes from several classes (French, Spanish, Music, Philosophy, Zoology, Logic, and some related to parliamentary procedures), photographs of the Woman's College and students, calendars from 1944 and 1946 (the years Gloria Bowen entered and left Duke University) describing social activities, and other materials.

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Harvey Ulrich Photograph Album, circa 1936 0.9 Linear Feet — 1 Item

Harvey Ulrich graduated from Duke University in 1938. The photograph album includes images of campus buildings (exterior and interior) and student life, circa 1936.

The album contains multiple black and white photographs with subjects including exterior shots of campus buildings and some interior shots (such as the Dope Shop in the Duke Stores' basement as well as dormitory rooms) and students (some of whom are identified). The album dates from circa 1936. The album spine is fragile and should be handled with utmost care.

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Henry E. Kolbe papers, 1928-1934 0.5 Linear Feet — about 20 Items

Henry E. Kolbe graduated from Duke University in 1933. The collection includes Kolbe's writings, correspondence, and photographs. The material ranges in date from 1928-1934.

The collection contains four bound volumes of essays, notes and writings written by Kolbe during his years at Duke. Also included is a small set of correspondence and eleven photographs, which include images of campus construction and the Duke University Student Volunteer Movement Retreat from 1930. The images are identified. The material ranges in date from 1928-1934.

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Ida Grady scrapbook, circa 1927-1930 0.5 Linear Feet — 1 box

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Nancy Ida Grady, a native of Asheville, N.C., graduated from Duke University's Woman's College in 1928. Scrapbook contains photographs, postcards, calling cards, invitations, programs, poems, and other memorabilia. Among the programs are several from church services in Durham and Asheville, theatre productions including performances by the Taurian Players and the YWCA, and several guest lectures at Duke. Also present are exams, quizzes, and study questions from courses at Duke in Bible study, religions of China and Japan, Egypt and Mesopotamia.

Scrapbook contains photographs, postcards, calling cards, invitations, programs, poems, and other assorted ephemera and memorabilia. Among the programs are several from church services in Durham and Asheville, theatre productions including performances by the Taurian Players and the YWCA, and several guest lectures at Duke. Also present are exams, quizzes, and study questions from courses at Duke in Bible study, religions of China and Japan, Egypt and Mesopotamia.

The scrapbook has been disassembled and foldered for preservation purposes. Detached clippings and assorted ephemera are housed in envelopes. Nitrate negatives are closed to use; digital scans are available with advance request.

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James Patrick Toomey papers, 1981-1983 1.2 Linear Feet — approximately 100 Items

James Patrick Toomey graduated from Duke with a degree in Engineering in 1983. The collection contains approximately 100 cartoons created by Toomey for publication in the student newspaper, The Chronicle. The cartoons range in date from 1981-1983.

The collection contains approximately 100 original cartoons created by Toomey for publication in the student newspaper, The Chronicle. Topics include political and campus themes, such as the Cold War, the Nixon Library Controversy, Reaganomics, Greek life and social issues such as rape. Copyright for the cartoons is owned by The Chronicle. Each cartoon is dated and signed by Toomey. They range in date from 1981-1983.