LUCILE LANE PAPERS

Manuscript MS-056

1890-1946

 

SOURCE: Lucile Lane, 1985

SIZE: .3 linear feet

SHELVING UNITS: 4 file folders 1 photograph folder

PROCESSING: RL, 1985

 

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of miscellaneous pamphlets, documents, and clippings relating primarily to business and cotton manufacturing in LaGrange. Of particular interest are 1941 gasoline rationing coupons. Most of the collection consists of business records from the Gandy Electric Company, owned by Ralph A. Gandy, and located at 105 Broad Street. The invoices and receipts, dated 1939-1946, record the names of many businesses which operated in LaGrange during that time.

 

CONTAINER LIST

Folder 1. Mrs. Hill's New Cookbook (incomplete)

2. Invoices, statements, and receipts of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph A. Gandy and Gandy Electric Company from LaGrange merchants and businesses (1939-1946)

3. LaGrange, Georqia, pamphlet, no publisher, n.d. Clippings: Mrs. Elizabeth Ball obituary, n.d.

Henry J. Strickland, Ruby Simril wedding announcement, n.d. LaGrange Schools list of faculty, 1912

4. Dr. Henry Slack telegram regarding cyclone in LaGrange, 31 March 1920 Program for World Cotton Congress visit to LaGrange, 11 Oct 1919

 

PHOTGRAPH INVENTORY

Photograph 1. Southern Female College, group photo in front of one of the buildings, c. 1890 TRACINGS

Businesses - LaGrange c. 1940 Cyclone (tornado), LaGrange, 1920 Gandy, Ralph

World Cotton Congress, 1919