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Bernice M. Bal scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 02-07-04
Identifier: MSS-216

Content Description

This scrapbook created by Bernice M. Bal was donated to the Archives by NMU Professor Russell Magnaghi. It documents her time spent at Northern State Teachers College. The scrapbook includes class schedules, news articles on events on campus and in the community, programs, miscellaneous articles, letters/invitations, and graduating class roster listings.

Dates

  • 1925 - 1934

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions. Open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the Bernice M. Bal scrapbook, MSS-216, must be obtained from the University Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at 906-227-1225, or e-mail, archives@nmu.edu. The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.

Biographical / Historical

Bernice Bal was born April 20, 1907 in Norway, Michigan and died on April 22, 2005 in Gaastra, Michigan. Her parents were Jacob Bal and Magdalenna Rucinski. She moved to Gaastra in 1914 and graduated from Stambaugh High School in 1926. She received a teaching certificate in elementary education from Northern Michigan Teacher's College. She first taught in a one room schoolhouse in the South Brule area. She later taught in the Palatka, Caspian, and Bates elementary schools. She also taught English and writing to immigrants, was a CCD teacher at St. Mary Catholic Church in Gaastra, and taught for the community school programs. She was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Caspian and the Michigan Association of Retired Teachers.

Source: Obituary at http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=39734145

Extent

.5 Cubic Feet

Arrangement

This collection is not in original order because the person who accessioned it separated the scrapbook into topics. It is therefore arranged by topic and alphabetically.

Creator

Source

Title
Bernice M. Bal scrapbook
Status
Completed
Author
Annika Peterson
Date
4 August 2016
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives Repository

Contact:
Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette 49855 United States
906-227-1225
906-227-1333 (Fax)

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