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Martha Farnsworth scrapbook #4

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Creator: Farnsworth, Martha, 1867-1924

Date: 1920

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Martha Farnsworth Coll. #28

Unit ID: 472295

Summary: This is a scrapbook compiled by Martha Farnsworth. The scrapbook includes materials related to the P Square G Club, which stands for the Play Square Gang. The P Square G Club was the name given to Martha?s Sunday school group that she began teaching in the early 1900?s. The scrapbook depicts members of the P Square G Club embarking into their adult life. Photographs show members joining different branches of the military, going to college, and settling down with significant others. The scrapbook also includes a self-published newsletter about recent news and gossip concerning the group called ?The Tattler?. Martha Farnsworth lived in Topeka, Kansas from 1887 to 1924. Her scrapbooks not only reveal her values and the activities in her life, but also provide a picture of American life at that time. Some of the notable aspects of Martha's life include her participation in social reform movements, membership in social clubs and activities, her deep religious convictions and her vigorous energy level.

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Title (Main title): Martha Farnsworth scrapbook #4


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