(Mss 258)






Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans


July 1994








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Size: †††††††††††††††††††††††† 2 scrapbooks



locations: ††††††††††††††† New Orleans, La.


Inclusive dates: †††† ca. 1924-1934; 1948-1984


Summary: †††††††††††††† Scrapbooks prepared by ZoŽ Adelia Shallcross (1911-1994), a June, 1929 graduate of Sophie B. Wright High School; materials reflect Shallcross's activities as a student at Henry W. Allen Elementary School, Sophie B. Wright High School, and Newcomb College.Scrapbooks contain autographs, calling cards, clippings, invitations, lists of students and teachers, notes, photographs, programs, tickets to sporting events, related miscellany; also includes loose memorabilia, and three issues of Wright High School journal, The Chronicle.



collections: †††††††††††† Orleans Parish School Board Collection (Mss 147)


Source: ††††††††††††††††††† Gift, July 1994


Access: ††††††††††††††††††† No restrictions


Copyright: †††††††††††††† Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.


Citation: †††††††††††††††††† ZoŽ Shallcross Mysing Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans




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††††††††††† ZoŽ Adelia Shallcross Mysing was born on September 14, 1911 in Nashville, Tennessee, and at the age of eight moved to New Orleans with her family.In New Orleans she attended Henry W. Allen Elementary School and Sophie B. Wright High School.After graduating from high school, she enrolled at Newcomb College where she received a B.S. in biology in 1933.From 1934 to 1938 she worked for New Orleans Public Service Inc. as a "lighting girl."In the latter year she married Iversen Mysing, and from 1939 until 1942 she worked as an interviewer and investigator for the W.P.A.She subsequently bore four children, Sally, Karl, Anne, and Mary.After the death of her husband in 1961, she worked as the office manager for Gertrude Gardner Real Estate, Inc. until retiring in 1985.She died on March 8, 1994.




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258-1††††††††††††† 2 scrapbooks; loose memorabilia; 3 issues of The Chronicle.



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Mysing, ZoŽ Shallcross

SchoolsóLouisianaóNew Orleans