Kirkwood School scrapbooks
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Kirkwood School scrapbooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Atlanta History Center
Creator: Byram, Louise
Title: Kirkwood School scrapbooks
Dates: 1942-1949
Quantity: 1.5 linear ft. (three oversize boxes)
Identification: ahc.MSS822

Biographical/Historical Note

Kirkwood School was an elementary school in the Atlanta Public School system. During World War II, the children participated in various activities to help the war effort such as food and clothing rationing. After the war was over they participated in school activities. Miss Louise Byram, the 7th grade teacher, kept scrapbooks of the school news. The principal at the time was Elizabeth Silvey.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of seven scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, notices, and correspondence documenting the activities of Kirkwood School.


Index Terms

Atlanta (Ga.)--Study and teaching (Elementary)
Education, Elementary--Georgia--Atlanta
Kirkwood School (Atlanta, Ga.)
Silvey, Elizabeth
World War, 1939-1945--Children--Georgia--Atlanta

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Kirkwood School scrapbooks, MSS 822, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1983

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2013.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.


Container List

 

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MSS OS box 3.6341Scrapbook, 1942-1943
 

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MSS OS box 3.6342Scrapbook, 1943-1944
 

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MSS OS box 3.6343Scrapbook, 1944-1945
 

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MSS OS box 3.6351Scrapbook, 1945-1946
 

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MSS OS box 3.6352Scrapbook, 1946-1947
 

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MSS OS box 3.6361Scrapbook, 1947-1948
 

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MSS OS box 3.6362Scrapbook, 1948-1949