Welcome to the Hardin-Simmons 1946 Junior Banquet

The scrap book was a window into my mother before she became a wife and mother. I wonder who was her date? Where was the banquet?

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19 Responses to Welcome to the Hardin-Simmons 1946 Junior Banquet

  1. Linda Rudd says:

    Our parents had lives before us, hard to believe at times since we only knew them as parents. That is a beautiful picture of your Mom.

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    • Suzassippi says:

      Thank you, Linda! It reminds of the pictures you post about your family, and when they are all dressed up for something special. I grew up looking at mother’s yearbooks, so I knew she had that life, but when you are younger, I am not sure you think about it in the same way as later–at least, that is true for me.


  2. Beth says:

    There’s a story waiting to be told. I suspect Hardin-Simmons archives might reveal some of it. I’m waiting to hear! Your mother is lovely!

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  3. Betty says:

    Still a big smile!

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  4. Deltyn Miller says:

    Hello. I just read your piece on the N.W. Over street designed school in Duran. Do you have any information on the abandoned Brookville School? I believe it was designed by N.W. Oversteer and A. Hays Town in the same era. Very similar art moderne style, and the only info I could dig up implies the same type of New Deal funding. Great info btw


  5. socialbridge says:

    WOW, this has certainly got you thinking.
    Reminds me of how my mother told me about her pre marriage loves but Dad wouldn’t utter.

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  6. peggyjoan42 says:

    Beautiful picture of your mother. It is not until my granddaughter sees pictures of me when I was young that she actually realizes we all had lives as young people – just like she is experiencing now. Ha

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    • Suzassippi says:

      So true that they do not think of us as young! My students were always astonished when they would see a photograph in my office of conducting an interview with two famous people and realize “This is you!”

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