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1 MAY HEBERLING et al 1918 CHARMING GEORGETOWN COLLEGE AUTOGRAPH BOOK: HANDWRITTEN SONGS, SAYINGS AND NERVOUS DRAFT AGE BOYS
GEORGETOWN COLLEGE GEORGETOWN KENTUCKY KY 1918 Soft Cover Good Manuscript 
On offer is a charming 1918 Georgetown College girl's autograph book. Her name was. Thirty-one entries attest to the popularity of May Heberling by her student body friends. This is a fun, humorous college remembrance book capturing the sayings, songs, actors of the time as well as the fact that World War I was still being fought. Each entry contains at least one full page with handwritten answers to such questions as: Favorite saying: aw shoot! Gee whiz! Well, I'll declare! Dang it! By george! Ye gods and little fishes!!!!!! Happiest moment: When I met B.T! Driving a Buick! Enclosed find check! When i dreamed the Kaiser came to the U.S. Greatest ambition: to get off campus! To realize my ambitions! To be president of the world! To weigh as much as Martha M. Definition of study: depends on what I'm studying! H---on earth! Something I hadn't any use for! Something I'll have to do if I pass the finals! Where do you want to be in four years? In a cottage built for two! On earth if I live! In the senoir class! At Vassar College! Any place but where I am! Out of the army! They also give their favorite songs, actors, what they like and hate most, whether they want to marry, where they'd like to visit. They give a description of themselves and some of the guys state their age as "draft age!" They clearly were worried about having to go to the army. Many of them give a summary of themselves on another page and some included photos of themselves. There are a total of 19 black & white photos, of the students, some showing the houses and cars of the times. Included ephemera: May's proof photos; a group photo taken in the 1940s or 1950s of May and 9 of her former classmates with names and "homecoming" thusly a reunion photo; a 1906 post card from May to her aunt in Danville, Kentucky that identifies that May lived at the Kentucky Female Orphan School in Midway, Kentucky; a class schedule and a composition she wrote for class. The book covers are worn, but the pages and cover are still tightly bound. 9 x 7 1/2 x 1/2 inches. Overall G. 
Price: 885.99 USD
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