Chicago: The Reilly and Britton Co., 1916. Hardcover. 183 pages. 23.5 x 15.5 cm. A momentous moment in this young woman, Jessie A. Baillie's life - High School Graduation in 1916; a pivotal time in US history during the WWI. The scrapbook contains black and white photographs, friends and fellow graduate autographs, invitations to events and parties associated with the graduation, two "Closing Exercise" programs, written accounts of gatherings connected to the graduation, handwritten narrative of the Baccalaureate address as well as the newspaper clipping of the same, newspaper clippings describing the graduation, newspaper photos of classmates, and a description of her gown worn to the graduation.
1920 records show Jessie working as a Billing Clerk at a Lumber Company. Cover's rubbed and lightly soiled. Interior lightly foxed with some offsetting from newspaper clippings. Illustrated, embossed boards. Good. Item #2532