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GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

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2 records found searching with the keyword/s Allen-McFarland Family Papers.

This scrapbook was most likely presented to Ms. Dorothy Allen McFarland by J.P. Allen in June, 1940, possibly as a gift upon Ms. McFarland's graduation from Bennett College. The scrapbook includes a clipping of a class portrait of Ms. McFarland as part of the last high school graduating class at Bennett (1932?). There are numerous photos of classmates, relatives, and friends from this period. The scrapbook also includes a clipping about Belle Tobias Curtis, a prominent Bennett College instructor who died suddenly on her honeymoon, senior class and baccalaureate programs (1940), a program for a presentation of "As You Like It" at Bennett (1940), and photos of Ms. McFarland's entire graduating class. A loose materials folder includes a copy of the Bennett Banner, clippings, drawings, an invitation to Andra W. Allen's high school graduation and numerous photos (including Bennett's last high school graduates and Laura Allen as a young woman).

Collection: Mss. Coll. 113 Allen-McFarland Family Papers (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.)


This is a collection of ephemera possibly accumulated by Dorothy Allen. It includes newspaper clippings of Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway, and the birth of the Fultz Quadruplets. Other items are: photos; invitations, announcements, church hymns & programs, poetry, drawings, telegrams, an issue of the Bennett Banner, and a postcard of the rare radio program “Wings Over Jordan”.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 113 Allen-McFarland Family Papers (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.);


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