Creator

Date Original

1923-1991

Description

Ruth McCall's papers relate to her personal, educational, and professional development in Little Rock, Arkansas, between 1923 and 1991. She collected newspaper clippings, programs, photographs, and other memorabilia that mirrored her life from a young teen to a grown woman, 1923-1991.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ruth McCall was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1917. She attended Mitchell Elementary, West Side Junior High School, and Little Rock High School. She played the violin and performed with the Woodman Circle Orchestra. Ruth was very active in the concerts, plays, and other performances presented by West Side Junior High School and later Little Rock High School. She graduated from Little Rock High School in 1935. In 1936 Ruth McCall began taking classes at the "Part Time School." It was the only public school where she could take secretarial classes while receiving job training and experience. Ruth's first job was for the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce. She later went to work for Traveler's Insurance and spent her career with the company.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000342

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Ruth McCall scrapbook, MS.000342

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Ruth McCall scrapbook, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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