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 Item — Box: 3740.001

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection contains a scrapbook of the Quest Club of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, covering the early part of the twentieth century. It includes yearbooks, newspaper clippings about club activities, and photographs of officers, new members, and places. Much of the scrapbook is very artistic in that many of the entries are embellished with calligraphy and hand drawn borders. Even the last few yearbook covers are beautiful watercolor paintings.

One item worth noting is the award the club received from the United States Treasury Department in 1945 for raising money for the 6th War Loan campaign. According to a note under the award, the Quest Club was responsible for the sale of over $44,000 worth of bonds for the War Loan campaign. The total sale of bonds by all women's clubs in Tuscaloosa was $60,000.

One of the final entries in the book is a tribute to Nelson B. Jones, son of Walter B. and Hazel Jones of Tuscaloosa, who was killed in action in Germany in April 1945. Mrs. Jones was a member of the Quest Club.


  • 1926-1988


From the Collection: 1.4 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266