Photograph album depicting Helen Louise Schneider as a contestant in various New Jersey baby beauty contests.
Photograph album documenting Helen Louise Schneider as a contestant in various New Jersey baby beauty contests. There are some newspaper clippings about these contests. The album also contains photographs from other places the family lived and visited, including Detroit, Florida (mainly St. Petersburg), Philadelphia, and Virginia. Many of these photos include other family members and friends the family had. There are photographs of the family's pets and Helen in costume. There are certificates from schools Helen attended and a class photo from Longstreth School in Philadelphia in 1933. It also includes loose photographs of her later childhood and one of her wedding. The photographs are captioned for the most part.
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Helen Louise Schneider was born in 1922, in Philadelphia, to Frank and Florence Schneider who ran a yarn shop on the boardwalk in Ocean City, New Jersey. Helen competed in various baby contests in New Jersey. She married George Rauch (1917-2000). She later worked as a clerk for a retail florist. She died in 1997 in Delaware co, Pennsylvania.
Collection purchased in July 2018.
Collection is open for research.
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