Recording Memories in a Scrapbook

3534 Prophetstown Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906
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A popular indoor diversion in the 1920s was the assembling of individual and family scrapbooks. What are the origins of “scrapbooking?” Who constructed scrapbooks in the 1920s? What constituted a scrapbook- newspaper clippings, mementos, photos? Do early 20th century scrapbooks resemble our current scrapbook journals? Stop at the Gibson House and see a collection of scrapbooks! FREE with park admission.