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Marcella Cram Papers

Identifier: M/A 0092

Description of Contents

The scrapbook includes clippings, cards, postcards, memorabilia from North High School years, the University of Minnesota, and religious functions and activities. Also includes correspondence dating from 1961. Photos (1950s) include pictures of (perhaps) Leo and Yetta Cram, a car, Girl Scout troupe, possibly mothers of the Girl Scout troop. The photo of the Cadillac Coup Deville car has a story-it was won by Marcella’s father in a contest that sponsored by Gem Razor. Some of the loose material was removed from the scrapbook and put in box one. The book pages are in extremely poor-brittle condition. The cover of the scrapbook is two green painted boards-with hinged boards and held together by string.


  • 1953 - 1961


Access Restrictions

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


Marcella A. Cram was the daughter of Leo and Yetta Cram of Minneapolis. Marcella attended North High School in the late 1950s and the University of Minnesota in the early 1960s. During these years she was active in the Beth El Synagogue, Minneapolis Habonim, and the United Synagogue Youth Organization.


1.17 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

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Repository Details

Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository

Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.