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Title: Scrapbook
Identifier: 978.31.26
Donor: Mrs. Walker Archer
Item Date: 1967-1973
Creation Date: 2011
Location: Bradley Museum

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Description: Green scrap book with gold 3.2 cm (1 1/4 inches) decorative trim. Grey paper with newspaper articles glued to it; some articles are loose. Most newsprint paper yellowed. There are 13 pages in the book that are used.

The scrapbook contains clippings related to Bradley Museum from 1967 to 1973. Includes information on events, opening of site and exhibits at Bradley Museum as well as other historic events in the Clarkson and Port Credit area.

Scrapbooking is a way to keep and display minor mementoes including cards, pressed flowers and other ephemera. The scrapbooking craze first started in 1826 after John Poole published a booklet entitled "Manuscript Gleanings and Literary Scrapbook." By 1836, commercial scrapbook albums appeared on the market. It first started in Germany. _ http://www.littlebit.com/ideas_scrap/history_scrap.html_
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