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    on Her Way to Maine Date s August 4 1919 Location Summit Springs Hotel South Poland Main Greenville Womans College Tag s Student Greenville Womans College Public Transport Leisure Scrapbook Student Life Students at Greenville Woman s College often documented their social life in a scrapbook While many of these books did not stand the test of time or were kept private by future generations some ended up in the

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    Student A scrapbook from Zillie Workman Culbertson of 1908 showed the changing role of the students at the Greenville Female College between 1904 until 1908 In her scrapbook Culbertson collected articles on the commencement ceremonies of each year photographs of her places of interest and newspaper articles Her collection of photographs of Places of Interest were not limited to places on campus Nature as the Antithesis to College Life Date s January 1 1919 to December 31 1923 Location Greenville Womans College Tag s Student Life Scrapbook Greenville SC Greenville Womans College Student Nature Mary Margaret Walker a Greenville Woman s College student in South Carolina collected many documents during her college years and collected them in her scrapbook Her memory book not only included ticket stubs but also contains photographs of her and her friends engaging in activities Walker s scrapbook as noted by historian Judith Bainbridge speaks volumes about the college life of a pretty All Aboard A Greenville Woman s College Student on Her Way to Maine Date s August 4 1919 Location Summit Springs Hotel South Poland Main Greenville Womans College Tag s Student Greenville Womans College Public Transport Leisure Scrapbook Student Life Students at Greenville

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    her scrapbook Her memory book not only included ticket stubs but also contains photographs of her and her friends engaging in activities Walker s scrapbook as noted by historian Judith Bainbridge speaks volumes about the college life of a pretty All Aboard A Greenville Woman s College Student on Her Way to Maine Date s August 4 1919 Location Summit Springs Hotel South Poland Main Greenville Womans College Tag s

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    a boat that is floating on the water While it is unsure where this picture was taken it must have been in a quieter area rich in nature for there were no lakes near Greenville Other photos from the scrapbook show Walker posing with friends near a car on the side of the road so the most logical explanation would be that they drove to the lake with or without the boat Going out into nature is something that proved to be popular amongst students of Greenville Woman s College Walker s scrapbook is filled with other photos and stories of people enjoying the countryside Such activities were however not only a change of pace from studying but also relaxed tensions and refreshed body and spirit They most likely appealed to students because it provided an escape from hectic city life Nature however was also associated with escapism In the 1920s relations between the sexes differed depending upon the collegiate tradition and the ratio of college men to others this meant that on campus there were often strict rules imposed on the students Yet when going out into nature their interaction could go by largely unnoticed Moreover women no longer had to pretend that females were non sexual beings With the automobile bringing access and privacy the rural environment became the scene of heterosexual play where male and female students enjoyed each other s company College students not only sought refuge from their responsibilities in nature but also enjoyed other activities Walker s scrapbook is filled with invitations to a moonlight dance the Roll a Way skating rink and a concert The college itself provided many of these activities to the students The campus included for example a Fine Arts Center and a swimming pool Receptions were also wildly popular

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    South Carolina collected many documents during her college years and collected them in her scrapbook Her memory book not only included ticket stubs but also contains photographs of her and her friends engaging in activities Walker s scrapbook as noted by historian Judith Bainbridge speaks volumes about the college Gardening for Victory Date s April 27 1919 Location Wayne Michigan Tag s Victory Gardens Detroit Urban Farming In 1919 the United States was feeling a surge of pride and confidence amidst allied wins after four long years of fighting in Word War I The Detroit Free Press published an article to encourage its citizens to continue their wartime home grown food production efforts in what was referred to as Victory Gardens With the war officially coming to end the United States saw a huge increase All Aboard A Greenville Woman s College Student on Her Way to Maine Date s August 4 1919 Location Summit Springs Hotel South Poland Main Greenville Womans College Tag s Student Greenville Womans College Public Transport Leisure Scrapbook Student Life Students at Greenville Woman s College often documented their social life in a scrapbook While many of these books did not stand the test of time or were kept private by future generations some ended up in the archives of Furman University One of these scrapbooks belonged to Mary Margaret Walker born in Greer South Carolina Walker attended the College as an undergraduate from 1919 to 1923 Wartime Agricultural Movements and Women Date s October 1 1919 Location Wayne Michigan Tag s Victory Gardens women s rights Agriculture The year 1919 marked the United States s first year out of war since 1914 World War I had been won with the help of an ambitious and aggressive campaign on the home front to overcome wartime

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    s Student Life Scrapbook Greenville SC Greenville Womans College Student Nature Mary Margaret Walker a Greenville Woman s College student in South Carolina collected many documents during her college years and collected them in her scrapbook Her memory book not only included ticket stubs but also contains photographs of her and her friends engaging in activities Walker s scrapbook as noted by historian Judith Bainbridge speaks volumes about the college life of a pretty Unnatural Nature The Creation of Lake Martin Date s September 14 1924 Location Tallapoosa Alabama Tag s Nature Lake Martin Resources Lake Martin located in Central Alabama was the largest manmade lake in the world at the time of its construction The 25 000 acre lake was formed by Martin Dam which was built by Alabama Power in 1923 Project designers promoted the construction of Martin Dam by describing its benefits to both agricultural producers and local residents Among those benefits was the claim that the presence of Romantic Environmentalism Date s November 2 1907 Location San Francisco California Tag s preservation landscape wilderness Nature Environment Everyday people take their morning jogs and overlook the countless trees rock formations and other scenic landscapes they pass by

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    from Music German to Physics and Mathematics In that sense the college provided women with an education that was similar to that of their masculine counterparts However the University also contained courses that were specifically aimed at improving their students femininity For example the college offered Ornamental and Fancy Work as a necessity to every girl who wishes to be prepared in every way for the conflicts of life Therefore even though the women were taught to critically think and develop themselves the University deemed it necessary to offer their female students training in domesticity Furthermore through a set of rules and regulations the University took over parental control while the women were on campus and severely limited their mobility in the city This was done to protect the chastity and reputation of the women making them suitable for marriage This juxtaposition of training women in the intellectual arts while nonetheless preparing them for their domestic roles corresponded with the 1880s development of the New Woman Because the Civil War had taken the lives of many men and because men were waiting longer with marriage many women of the 80s were faced with a problem as marriage had been their main means of survival As a result women prepared themselves to take on a job if no possible suitors would appear In that sense much of the catalogue can be explained as preparing women to be independent while not diminishing their marital attractiveness Additionally although Southern universities were originally created to offer the general population an education and to increase the agricultural production they soon developed into technical schools of professional pretentions if not rank and liberal arts institutions much more attuned to the vocational interests of the upper rather than the lower classes Therefore not only did the education

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    temperance friend in the late 1800 s Francis Parkman a Temperance supporter called a woman who was part of the Women s Christian Temperance Union out on what he thought the Temperance Movement was about He writes to the woman saying that temperance was nothing more than A wedge to universal woman suffrage In the late 1800 s people began to become concerned 1883 Greenville Female College Catalogue and the juxtaposition of Women s Roles within American Society during Reconstruction Date s January 1 1883 to December 31 1884 Location 300 college st greenville Tag s Female Student Greenville Gender Progressive Era Greenville Female College Student The Catalogue of the Greenville Female College of 1883 1884 shows both the exceptional opportunities as well as the limitations of its students in their education and career The courses taught at the college ranged from Music German to Physics and Mathematics In that sense the college provided women with an education that was similar to that of their masculine counterparts However the University Petition for Mercy Date s January 5 1883 to 1883 Location ISLE OF WIGHT Virginia Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Government Law Governor Cameron received a petition from a substantial number of Virginia citizens who were concerned with the injustice of a court decision in Virginia The petitioners wanted a commutation of the sentence of the black man Preston Harris who was sentenced to be hung for arson Harris sent fire to the jail where he was housed though no one seemed to know if it was accidental or purposeful All Marsh J Polk Defrauds The State of Tennessee of four hundred thousand dollars Date s January 6 1883 to 1883 Location DAVIDSON Tennessee Tag s Government Law Marsh J Polk the treasurer of the state of Tennessee and

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