Finding Aid for the Mildred Schoenborn Scrapbook
The scrapbook contains items pasted on pages of a book. The lettering on the book says “SCRAPBOOK” and the cover and pages are bound by string. The items in the scrapbook relate to Mildred Schoenborn’s life both before and after her marriage. The oldest item in the scrapbook is a copy of her parents wedding announcement. The album contains such items as newspaper clippings, telegrams, announcements, invitations, programs, post cards, photographs, and other memorabilia. Interesting items include invitations from several U.S. presidents to attend receptions at the White House. Mildred also kept a piece of the dirigible, USS Los Angeles. The items in the scrapbook provide insight into hobbies and pastimes of Mildred as well as genealogical information about members of her family.