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Eula Thomas Scrapbooks


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Eula Thomas Scrapbooks, 1933-1951 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Title: Eula Thomas Scrapbooks, 1933-1951Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 2019-021

Primary Creator: Thomas, Eula (1897-1962)

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

Date Acquired: 05/15/2019

Subjects: Norfolk (Va.), Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--20th century, Women--Socialization

Forms of Material: Christmas cards, Church bulletins, Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence, Greeting cards, Invitations, Marriage records, Napkins (culinary textile), Obituaries, Postcards, Printed ephemera, Programs, Report cards, Scrapbooks

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Four 1933-1951 personal scrapbooks created by Eula Thomas of Norfolk, Virginia. The scrapbooks include clippings on local, state, and international news as well as personal ephemera such as birthday cards, invitations, and correspondence.

Biographical Note

Eula Nicholson Wallace Thomas was a native of Pinetown, North Carolina. She was born on February 8, 1897 and married Emmett Morris Thomas on December 31, 1938 in Richmond, Virginia. Thomas worked as a bookkeeper and secretary for Thomas Marine Railway Company. She also worked at C&P Telephone in Newport News, Virginia. Thomas was a member of Park Place Methodist Church. Additionally, she was a matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 52. Thomas died on October 28, 1962 in Princess Anne County, Virginia and was buried at Riverside Memorial Park in Norfolk, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)--Social life and customs--20th century

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Unknown

Preferred Citation: Eula Thomas Scrapbooks, MSS 2019-021, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed May 17, 2019.

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Item 1: Scrapbook 2, 1940-1945Add to your cart.
Brown scrapbook labeled "Scrap Book."
Item 2: Scrapbook 3, 1943-1944Add to your cart.
Yellow scrapbook.
Item 3: Scrapbook 4, 1950-1951Add to your cart.
Brown scrapbook, unlabeled.

Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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