Eva Lucile Palmer Scrapbook
LU-217

Biographical Information

Eva Lucile Palmer was born in 1904 in Richmond, Virginia. She attended [then] State Female Normal School/State Teachers College from 1921-1924. During her time at the school she was involved in the Traveler's Club and the Athenian Literary Society. After graduation, Palmer became a teacher in the Richmond public schools.

Provenance
This scrapbook, originally organized by Eva Lucile Palmer, was donated to the Longwood University Alumni Affairs Office by Brandy Blanco of Powhatan, Virginia, in 2002. The item was transferred to the Greenwood Library Archives by Nancy Shelton, Director of Alumni Affairs, in winter 2002.

Scope and Content

This scrapbook dates from 1921-1924 and includeds photographs, ephemera, and notes from Eva Lucile Palmer's time at the State Teachers College.

Size
This collection consists of .85 linear feet contained in (1) archival flat box.

Notes
The cover and spine of the scrapbook is completely separated from the pages.

Many of the pages of the scrapbook have considerable water damage near the spine margin.

The photographs included in this collection were originally found between the last 2 pages of the scrapbook.

A digitized version of the scrapbook is available at:  https://digitalcommons.longwood.edu/scrapbooks/4/

There are no restrictions to access or use for research purposes.

Contents of Collection

Box 1 of 1:

     Scrapbook, 1921-1924 (scan)

Photographs

Located in Binder #19:

     217.001 – photograph, undated, b&w, 4.5”x2.75”, Potomac River Tidal Basin, Washington Monument in background.

     217.002 – photograph, undated, b&w, 4.5”x2.75”, Potomac River, cherry trees on shore.

     217.003 – photograph, undated, b&w, 2.75”x4.5”, Potomac River Tidal Basin, cherry trees on shore.

     217.004 – photograph, undated, b&w, 3.5”x2.5”, (4) unidentified women standing next to palmetto tree.

     217.005 – photograph, undated, b&w, 3.5”x2.5”, (3) unidentified women sitting at base of unidentified monument.

     217.006 – photograph, undated, b&w, 3.5”x2.5”, unidentified woman standing next to palmetto tree.

     217.007 – photograph, undated, b&w, 2.5”x3.5”, unidentified people standing on park bridge.

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