23 August 2017

Lost and Found: Autographs

Autograph books were a widespread fad in the 1950s ... how many years did that last, I wonder. Most girls of a certain age had a favourite rhyme memorized for requests to fill a page in my book.  A lot of them started with "Roses are red, ..."!

A cousin wrote:

My favourite elementary school teacher was well-prepared:

And my aunt! Words for the ages:

This is much more representative of my autograph book entries and boarding school days:

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