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"Lucindy on a Diet" by Peggy Reece

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0599
Scope and Contents The 3-page play tells the story of Lucindy and her daughter Ophelia, who are domestic servants in the south. Their employer, Mrs. Gardner, is at church, so Lucindy receives the visit of friend Caroline Johnsing. While having coffee, Lucindy tells Caroline she went to a diet doctor to lose weight after her husband cheated. The doctor prescribed a diet of spinach, dry toast and lean meat, but after almost two weeks her skirt is tighter around the waist than it was before. Lucindy is surprised...
Dates: circa 1920

Paulene Elenora Myers collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0790
Abstract

This collection contains materials relating to Paulene Myers, an American actress who was born in 1913 and died in 1996. The collection dates from approximately the 1950s to the 1990s, and includes ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and notes documenting her career.

Dates: approximately 1950s-1990s

Spelman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0392
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of writings with additional family papers, photographs, and correspondence. The materials range in date from 1726 to 1972. The content is mostly related to the lives of Leolyn Louise Everett Spelman and Timothy Mather Spelman.

Dates: 1726 - 1972