Found this item in Phoenix, Az at Sweet Salvage in 2014
Scrapbook from the 1930s belonging to Hilda Baker of D’ Lo Mississippi. Her parents were John and Eulah Baker. Hilda was born around 1920. She appeared to put most of the items in this book during 1934 to 1936. It appears her mother, Mary Eulah (Jones) Baker died in 1935 due to complications from surgery.
She resided in D’Lo, Simpson, Mississippi.
Has so many cute little mementos attached inside. Some are missing but many are still intact. Small items attached to a memory with details of many of the memories.
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Page with cards in their original envelopes attached to open and pull them out. Says “Remember my birthday Feb 29, 1936. I had a surprise party and got about 31 presents in all. $8.35 in money.”
Items inside such as…
Wood Ice Cream Spoon – Helen and I ate some ice cream on the front porch Aug 12, 1934
Cotton – Helen and I hid from somebody in the cotton patch, Guess who?
Piece of thin rope – Remember the ride on the wagon with Helen
Tassle from Daddys Fez
Dentyne, Fairfield and Wrigley’s Gum Wrappers
Lock of Hair – belonging to her little brother Charles Keith Baker when he was 7
Movie star pictures, drawings, letters, etc
I know as a teenager I started a similar scrapbook, not as detailed. But same idea. Im sure she treasured this book and its memories, and it appears Helen was a part of so many of her adventures. I wonder if they remained friends for life?