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Shock family scrapbook 1921- circa 1970s

Shock family, (creator.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S1179 (Text) 00000106660160 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.05 Cubic feet 3 folders

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/10/17 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/10/17 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains pages from a scrapbook kept by the Shock family of Henry County, Indiana ranging from 1921 to circa 1970s. The scrapbook pages include photographs, postcards, newspaper clippings, and mementos of trips that Lorene Shock's mother, Stella Pierce, collected while traveling during the 1920s. She and a group of friends traveled to a number of cities and historic sites including Washington D.C., New York City, Gettysburg, Philadelphia, and several communities in Indiana. The rest of the scrapbook pages contain Christmas and Valentine's Day cards, postcards, birth announcements, newspaper clippings of U.S. presidents, and other family keepsakes.
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Shock family scrapbook, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Farrell N. Shock was born on March 4, 1892 in Madison County, Indiana to Henry and Mary Ellen Shock. He married Lorene Pierce on January 29, 1915 and they had four children. Lorene was born to Elmer and Stella Walls Pierce on January 29, 1895 in Richmond, Indiana. The Shocks were farmers in Henry County, Indiana and longtime members of the Indiana Farm Bureau. Farrell was serving as manager of the Production Credit Association at the time of his death on October 13, 1954. Lorene remarried to Guy Davison (1890-1969) on November 10, 1959. She passed away at the age of 83 on February 2, 1978. Sources: "Farrel Shock." Indiana Marriages, 1810-2001. Accessed October 12, 2017. "Farrell N. Shock." Indiana Death Certificates, 1899-2011. Accessed October 12, 2017."Lorena Davison." New Castle Courier-Times (IN), February 3, 1978.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Robert Scott on 1979/04/08.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Shock family.
Valentine's Day.
Henry County (Ind.)
New York (N.Y.)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Washington (D.C.)
Genre: Souvenirs.
Christmas cards.
Albums (Books)

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