On the Genre of Scrapbooking, Literary Renderings, and the Revelations of Census Data

When trying to understand a life, it can be helpful to study the context – the ways of documenting chosen by the subject, the literary renderings of characters in similar circumstances, and the social and economic history of the region.

In the pages listed under “Context” in the Table of Contents Bar above, I offer notes culled from scholars who study scrapbooking as a genre, writers who rendered Grammy’s era and region in fiction, and an analyses of the region’s census data.

Here are some interesting facts about 1915, the year Grammy gave birth to my mother, Dorothy:

1915 Facts


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