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Charlotte Westberg Collection on the West High Class of 1935

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0334

Description of Contents

The collection consists of programs, correspondence, photographs and class lists documenting reunions of the West High School Class of 1935 accumulated by Charlotte Westberg from 1960 to 2000. A folder of newspaper clippings from 1935 is also included.

A majority of materials relate to the West High School Class of 1935 25-year reunion (1960), 50-year reunion (1985), and 60-year reunion(1995). The correspondence folder relates primarily to the 1985 and 1990 gatherings. Also documented in the collection are class reunions in 1990, 1996, 1998, and 2000.

Dates

  • 1935 - 2000

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is available for use in Special Collections during the department's open hours.

Biography

Charlotte Gene Westberg was born in Minneapolis on December 3, 1917. She attended West High School, and served as the secretary of the class of 1935. After graduation, Westberg worked many years for Twin Cities-based North Central Airlines and Republic Airlines. In 1972, she moved to Bryan, Texas, where she died on February 17, 2015.

Minneapolis West High School, located at Hennepin Avenue and 28th Street West, opened in 1907. Due to declining enrollment and district reorganization, the school closed in 1982.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Donor Information

This collection was transferred from vertical files as accession 2018.09.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jenna Himsl in May 2018.

Title
Charlotte Westberg Collection on the West High Class of 1935
Status
Completed
Author
Jenna Himsl
Date
May 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.
612-543-8200