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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI L513 (Text) 00000106659063 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1.1 Cubic feet 2 manuscript boxes, 1 medium oversize box

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2017/12/22 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2017/12/22 by Laura Eliason.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains personal documents, teacher resources, and classroom activity supplies of Georgia E. Bailey Bahr. Mrs. Bahr's documents include reunion programs and commemorative books from Marion High School, Marion College and Ball State University (1966-987); three Marion College Bulletins from 1955; several directories of Marion, Indiana teachers ( 1938-1949); and the pamphlet Our Wee Ones published by Rev. M.F. Keiter (April 24, 1898). Her teaching resources and supplies include workbooks, government publications, and magazines regarding children's education (1927-1952); My Weekly Reader newspapers, record booklets, and teacher's editions (1943-1952); the hectograph books Activity Pictures to Color by American Education Press (1937),Health, Safety, and Good Manners Posters (1944) andMore Art Aids by Hayes School Publishing Company (1947), and the advertisement booklet Ready-to-Use Seatwork by Hamilton Publishing Company (circa 1951); and patterns and photostat copies of art activities for the classroom. Other items of note in the collection are a collection of blackboard stencils; a "Stenso Map of the United States" (1943); a set of 49 index cards with instructions for a variety of children's games including "Red Rover", "Hot Potato", "Squirrels in the Trees", and "Baste the Bear" (circa 1930s-1950s); and student art work of the story of Betsy Ross and types of transportation (undated).
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
Georgia E. Bailey Bahr collection, 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:
Georgia E. Bailey was born in Wabash County, Indiana to George A. and Elmina Bailey. She attended Marion High School and graduated from Marion College (now Indiana Wesleyan University), and Ball State University. She married Paul F. Bahr and they had one son. She was a school teacher and taught in the Marion school system until 1953 when she moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico. She lived in Albuquerque for the next 34 years and passed away there at the age of 70 on July 10, 1987. Sources: Information within collection. "Georgia E. Bailey." 1920 United States Federal Census. Accessed December 15, 2017. "Georgia Bahr." U.S. Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014. Accessed December 15, 2017."Georgia E. Bahr." Marion Chronicle Tribune (IN), July 12, 1987.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Randall K. Bahr on 2016/02/23.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Education > Indiana.
Teacher resources and student materials.
Teachers > Indiana.
Grant County (Ind.)

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