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Object Name Collection, Archival
Object ID 2013.010.001
Summary Archival collection, compiled by Enid Eileen Ellwonger Mallon, 1926-1987.

Series 1: Scrapbook, "School Days High Point N.C. 1926-1939". Contains memorabilia from creator's childhood, friendships, and education at Ray Street School, High Point Junior High School, High Point High School, Bryce Commercial College. [see contents below]

Series 2: Photograph, collage of HPHS Class of 1937 graduates. Each student identified by first initial and last name (ie., E. Ellwonger). Found loose in front of scrapbook.

Series 3: Photographs (3) found loose between pages 17 and 18 of scrapbook

Series 4: List of handwritten names; found between pages 33 and 34 of scrapbook

Series 5: Photographs from High Point High School Class of 1937 40th Anniversary. Found in envelope in front of scrapbook.

Series 6: High Point High School Class of 1937 50th Anniversary. Letter and program. Found loose in front of scrapbook.

Series 7: Photographs from High Point High School Class of 1937 50th Anniversary. Found in envelope in front of scrapbook.

Scrapbook contents:
Page 1: Map and brochure of Kingsport, Tennessee
Page 2: Postcard, "The World's Largest Bureau" and handwritten information about the Bureau
Page 3: Photograph, sepia, children dressed in Native American-inspired clothing and grouped around a teepee, with handwritten caption "Third Grade"
Page 4: Photographs of Eileen at ages 11, 14, 15, and 18, and one of Ruth Caudell, with handwritten heading "School Days"
Page 5: Report card, Eileen Ellwonger, Fourth Grade, Ray Street School, 1929-1930
Page 6: Report cards (2), Eileen Ellwonger, Sixth and Seventh Grades, High Point Junior High School, 1931-1933
Page 7: Report cards (3), Eileen Ellwonger, Grades 8, 9, and 11, High Point High School, 1933-1937
Page 8: Scholarship Commendations (13), Eileen Ellwonger, Grades 8-11, High Point High School: Class schedule, Eileen Ellwonger, Eighth or Ninth Grade, High Point High School; also handwritten information about teachers and home room
Page 9: Photographs (7) of Eileen and Ruth and Ross Caudell; handwritten text of a 1943 letter from Ruth
Page 10: Senior photograph of Eileen; photographs (3) of Eileen in graduation outfit; ticket to North Carolina State Student Council Congress Dance ("My first formal dance"); ticket to Emerywood Country Club dance
Page 11: Postcard, High Point High School; 1937 1-cent stamp; Invitation to High Point High School graduation, June 7, 1937
Page 12: Newspaper article and invitation, Altrusa Club Tea for senior class girls, May 30, 1937
Page 13: Program, Commencement Sermon, by Dr. O. C. Williamson, June 6, 1937
Page 14: Newspaper articles (2), "Senior Class Mascot is Miss Mary Fulton" and "High School Graduates Hear Dr. Williamson; Get Diplomas Tonight", High Point Enterprise
Page 15: Program, Commencement Exercises, High Point High School, June 7, 1937
Page 16: Diploma (missing)
Page 17: Photographs (6) of Eileen in graduation robe; Name card, "Miss Enid Eileen Ellwonger"
Page 18: Photographs (3) - one of eight young women captioned "Our Gang 1937 / High School", one of young woman in graduation cap and gown captioned "Catherine Coe Carmichael / June 8, 1937", and one of eight young women in caps and gowns captioned "June 8, 1937"; Newspaper photograph of Orin Whitener
Page 19: Two type-written surveys, giving biographical information and "favorites" of Eileen and Ruth Dale Caudell
Page 20: Two type-written surveys, giving biographical information and "favorites" of Christine Elizabeth Tucker and Mary Thelma Scruggs
Page 21: Handwritten heading "Black Bison Baseball Club / (High Point High School - 1937)"; newspaper clippings about baseball players and Coach Hary Bolick, Jr.; Name card, "Harry E. Bolick, Jr."; Poem about High Point High School captioned "Cheerleader days!"
Page 22: Handwritten poem, titled "Blank, Blank, Blank" by Ruth Daves, about HPHS teacher M. L. Patrick
Page 23: Two handwritten pages of graduation gifts received by Eileen
Page 24: Letter, from The Lane Company, Inc., about Eileen's "First Graduation Gift!" of a miniature cedar chest
Page 25: Graduation gifts: Envelope that contained a Paramount Theatre pass (Eileen used it to see Loretta Young and Tyrone Power in "Cafe Metropole") and card from Betty Walker Turner Guill
Page 26: Newspaper articles (2) about the marriages of two of Eileen's classmates, Jessie C. Frazier to Pierce E. Reeves and Melba Long to Charles Ellis Stroup; Photograph of young woman captioned "Melpass"
Page 27: Typewritten poems (2), laminated, "T'wis the Night Before Christmas" by Doris Byerly (HPHS Class of 1939) and "Prayer for Christmas" by Dorothy Jackson (HPHS Class of 1938
Page 28: blank
Page 29: Heading "Two Years (1937-1939) / Business College" - Business card, Bryce Commercial College; Invitation (probably to a Halloween party) featuring illustration of jack o' lanterns; Typewritten note, satirical with misspellings, addressed "Dere Seccyterry"
Page 30: Memo, laminated, re: awarding Eileen a $1.00 prize for good work, from Silver's Dime Store in Greensboro, July 26, 1940
Page 30 (reverse): Sticker "Welcome / class of / '37"; Sticker, nametag, "MY NAME IS / MRS. ENID ELLWONGER / MALLOM"
Page 31: Program, High Point High School Class of 1937 40th Anniversary
Page 31 (reverse): Napkin, blue paper
Page 32: Printed sheets (2), High Point High School Class of 1937 Song and School Song
Page 32 (reverse): Sticker "Welcome / class of / '37"
Page 33: Programs (2 copies), made to resemble a diploma, High Point High School Class of 1937 40th Anniversary (loose)
Remaining pages blank
Finding Aids Series 1: Scrapbook
Contents:
Map and brochure of Kingsport, Tennessee
Date 1926-1939
People Mallon, Enid Eileen Ellwonger
Marsh, Mildred
Crowder, Helen
Johnson, Numa Clayton, Jr.
Meacham, Ruth Dale Caudell
Bolick, Harry, Jr.
Caudell, Ross
Fulton, Mary Alice
Cole, Catherine Coe Carmichael
Tucker, Christine Elizabeth
Scruggs, Mary Thelma
Swink, Ruth Elizabeth Daves
Reeves, Jessie Craven Frazier
Byerly, Doris
Jackson, Dorothy
Search Terms Ray Street School
High Point High School
High Point Junior High School
Bryce Commercial College
Tennessee
Giant Bureau of Information
Emerywood Country Club
Altrusa Club
High Point Enterprise
Silver's Dime Store
Credit Line Gift of Maureen R. Mallon
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