Agnes E. Hinkle Ostrom collection
Scope and Contents
Agnes created five of the seven scrapbooks and focused her scrapbooking on her academic and married life and cover a wide variety of topics. Some of the key themes were wedding invites/announcements, material from her sorority (Kappa Alpha Theta), materials from both Butler University and Indiana University, both of which she attended as well as two scrapbooks dedicated to her high school; Shortridge High School here in Indianapolis. There are an assortment of photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets/brochures, dance cards, programs, tickets and a variety of items, including several corsages and a boutonniere.
Cynthia created two scrapbooks and her scrapbooks tended to focus on her extracurricular activities while in high school. One focuses a lot on the sports she competed in, mainly horseback riding and swimming but also includes material from different summer camps and activities that she participated in. Her second scrapbook focused more at her high school activities and had a lot of material related to prom and class officers (she ran for several different offices). Both scrapbooks contain an assortment of photos, clippings, documents, letters and cards and other material.
- Ostrom Pohlmann, Cynthia (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Cynthia Agnes Ostrom was born on June 22, 1939 in Indianapolis to Agnes and Harvey Ostrom and attended Shortridge High School. While in high school, she was a member of the school orchestra and she competed in a variety of sports including swimming and horsemanship.
Items from the collection.
Ancestry.com. "Agnes E. Hinkle." 1930 Census. Accessed August 21, 2018. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Agnes Ostrum." 1940 Census. Accessed August 21, 2018. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "Agnes Hinkle." U.S. School Yearbooks. Accessed August 21, 2018. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
3 Cubic Feet (2 manuscript boxes, 1 small clam shell box, 1 medium clam shell box, 1 volume)
Language of Materials
Series 1: Agnes E. Hinkle Ostrom scrapbooks and memorabilia, 1930-1950
Series 2: Cynthia Ostrom Pohlmann scrapbooks, 1951-1957
- Agnes E. Hinkle Ostrom collection
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