Laura Barbara Weill Cone Scrapbook, 1908-1912

This scrapbook, created by Laura Barbara Weill Cone between 1908 and 1912, documents Cone’s experience as a student at the State Normal and Industrial College (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Cone was active on campus, playing the role of “the little minister” in a play of the same name and serving as captain of the Senior Field Hockey Team. She later served as a correspondent for the Charlotte Observer. The scrapbook is annotated throughout and includes Adelphian ephemera, including a 1909 initiation program and alumni dinner menu; signatures, autographs, and notes from friends and classmates; a letter from William C. Smith, Jr., asking to be the class mascot; qualifications of the Teacher of History; a student teacher evaluation; a program for a YWCA-sponsored circus held at the college in 1909; a 1910 May Day program; a 1910 letter of acceptance to teach; a Dedication and first annual commencement invitation dating from 1893; a YWCA pamphlet titled “On Leaving College”; Field Day ribbons from 1910 and a list of Field Day activities; “Tree Song” lyrics; a photograph of students gathering daisies; and a photograph of Anna Gove with a camera.