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1 ERNEST WALKER BROWN Jr. 1932 - 1933 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT SCRAPBOOK AND DIARY OF A KENTUCKY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT DETAILING THE ROTC HIGH SCHOOL EXPERIENCE
LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY 1932 Very Good 
On offer is a charming scrapbook and diary dated 1932 - 1933 by Ernest Brown Walker Jr. who lived in the Mayflower Apartments in Louisville, Kentucky. The Mayflower was located somewhere in the Willow Ave, Cherokee Park area. He graduated from Male High School in May of 1934 and kept this book during his junior year. He was in the Male HS ROTC and there are a number of interesting photos of him in his uniform. He was quite a social butterfly because there are a number of dance invitations from various girls. This book has 86 pages with something either written on them or glued to them. There are approximately 133 ephemeral items including post cards, dance cards, invitations, newspaper articles, pages filled with hand written diary notes, etc. and about 43 photographs. Ernest Brown Walker was the Grandson of Creel Brown and Great Grandson of J.T.S. Brown both rich and powerful Kentucky Whiskey Distillers. We list separately his later college scrapbook. The book is in very good condition. 
Price: 1185.99 USD
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2 ERNEST WALKER BROWN Jr. 1934 - 1937 TWO [2] ORIGINAL SCRAPBOOKS, DIARIES AND MANUSCRIPT TRIBUTES TO HIS LIFE AND TIMES AT WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY PLUS CONFEDERATE FUN AND GAMES AT THE VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE
LEXINGTON VIRGINIA KENTUCKY 1934 Very Good+ 
On offer are a super, pair [2] of original relics of the 1934 - 1937 school years at Washington and Lee University Lexington, Virginia. The scrapbooks and journals were kept by freshman Ernest Walker Brown Jr. of Louisville, Kentucky. Book 1: There are over 110 pages with over 200 ephemeral items including 103 photographs and 30 postcards. Along with the photos and post cards are dance cards, invitations, programs, newspaper articles, pages filled with hand written diary notes +++. There is an interesting silk Confederate [Rebel] Flag in the front and 2 interesting V.M.I. student photos showing them in their Confederate uniforms marching. There is also a large photo of the Phi Delta Theta House with Mr. Walker standing with other members of the house. Book 2: has nearly 255 pages bulging with all manner of photos, tipped in letters, newsclippings, postcards intimately detail this young man and his life. Super period pieces. BIO NOTE: Ernest Brown Walker was the Grandson of Creel Brown and Great Grandson of J.T.S. Brown both rich and powerful Kentucky Whiskey Distillers. The books are in very good condition. 
Price: 2685.99 USD
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3 ERNEST WALKER BROWN Jr. 1941 - 1942 ORIGINAL WORLD WAR II HOMEFRONT SCRAPBOOK AND PHOTO DIARY OF AN UPSTANDING LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY MAN
LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY KY 1941 Very Good 
On offer is a super, original scrapbook of the early World War II home front years of 1941 to 1942 compiled by Ernest Brown Walker Jr. and his mother Emily Brown Walker who lived in the Mayflower Apartments in Louisville, Kentucky. The Mayflower was located somewhere in the Willow Ave, Cherokee Park area (not sure if it is still called that). He graduated from Male High School in May of 1934 and enrolled in Washington and Lee University of Lexington, Virginia in September of 1934. He graduated from Washington and Lee and took a job with a local printing company. [We listed separately his high school scrapbook and his university era scrapbook.] In October of 1942 he entered the military. This scrapbook covers the time from his graduation until he entered WWII. This book has 127 pages with something attached or glued to them. There are approximately 173 items not counting stamps in the book with 28 actual photographs. Ephemera includes photos, post cards, letters, newspaper clippings, play and church programs, wedding invitations, dance invitations etc. etc. etc. There is an interesting card with WWII city wide "Blackout Notice" plus the Pendennis Club is holding a "Blackout Dance Party". Ernest Brown Walker was the Grandson of CREEL BROWN and Great Grandson of J.T.S. BROWN both rich and powerful Kentucky Whiskey Distillers. Overall VG. 
Price: 1295.99 USD
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