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Eddie’s Collection of Junk: The Death of Harding, Coolidge Takes Presidency

Eddie’s political leanings started to manifest in her teenage years and she had in her Collection of Junk quite a few articles about Coolidge.  She had the Spokane Daily Chronicle a full newspaper saved.  It was dated August 3, 1923 with … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Collection of Junk: The Movies and Music!

Eddie uses the saying “I was Shiekless” in her comments in the last post about the Junior Prom.  We have been pondering the meaning of this comment.  I wonder if it has something to to with this man. Eddie was … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Collection of Junk: The Subject is Boys!

School dances can be fun and frightening especially in high school. Eddie had her dance card among her possession in her Collection of Junk.  This is very interesting because someone designed the card in the form of a butterfly. Here … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Collection of Junk: School work!

Below you will find pictures of some of the class comments Eddie made about her Sophomore and Junior years at Cheney High School. I think I will let you explore.  I warn you, you will be laughing or grimacing in … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Collection of Junk: More Examples of Domestic Science 1921-23

Eddie had a huge wooden loom her in apartment for many years. I mean huge, it was a floor model.  I think it was for rugs, but I cannot remember now.  Yes she was a weaver, knitter, embroidery, sewing, cooking … Continue reading

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