Verla Cook Scrapbook Collection, 1940-1950

Verla Cook Scrapbook Collection, 1940-1950

Finding Aid

Collection No. 73 (1.5 Linear Feet)
D.C. Community Archives


The scrapbook was donated to the D.C. Community Archives in October 1998 by Verla R. Cook.

Scope and Content Note

Included in this scrapbook are programs and clippings relating to life in Washington, D.C., during the 1940s and 1950s. Also included in the scrapbook are matchbooks from local businesses and restaurants. Subjects covered in the scrapbook include, but are not limited to:
  • Churches
  • Concerts
  • Navy Band
  • Restaurants
  • Sesquicentennial of Washington, D.C.
  • White House, Remodeling


The fragile nature of the scrapbook pages requires that access be limited to this collection. Patrons should receive assistance from the Archivist when handling these materials.

Box List

  • Scrapbook (Deteriorating, must have assistance)
Compiled by Ryan P. Semmes, August 2006

DC Public Library, Special Collections
D.C. Community Archives
901 G St. NW, Room 307
Washington, D.C.  20001

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