A0096 - Gladys Baker Knuth Collection

A0096 - Gladys Baker Knuth Collection


Creator: Knuth, Gladys Baker, b. 1937
Date span: 1948-1972
Physical description: 1 envelope, 29 items
Language note:  English


Restriction on Access: The collection is available for supervised use by appointment during normal Boynton Beach City Library hours. Users are required to comply with the library’s regulations governing use.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction: Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). The Boynton Beach City Library adheres to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any use of a reproduction in excess of “fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement.

Additional physical form available: Many photographs scanned and available online.

Acquisition information: Sent to BBHS newsletter editor (Voncile Smith) by Grace Baker Knuth on 8 Feb 2017.

Custodial history: Stored by Voncile Smith until donated to BBCL (2022.002.004)

Preferred Citation: From the collections of the Boynton Beach City Library Local History Archives, Gladys Baker Knuth Collection (A0096), item number.

Processing Information: Collection processed in 2022 by Georgen Charnes. Date of finding aid: 2022.


Historical Note: Gladys Baker (b. 1937) married Warren Knuth (1931-1988) in 1958, and was a long-time Boynton Beach resident.

Scope and Content Note: Includes some material from the senior class events for Boynton High School 1947 and 1949, including event programs. Also photographs of Boynton High School students (1948-1952), Roxanne McCall testimonial dinner (1968), and a series of photographs chiefly featuring the Boynton Fire Department (1979), taken by Warren Knuth.


Box 1                                   

Folder 1: Class of 1947
•    Program for Senior class play, Everybody’s Crazy
•    Letter to Voncile Smith re Class of 1947 with photocopy of photo of play

Folder 2: Class of 1949
•    Program for Senior class play, Love is too much trouble
•    1949-Jr senior banquet booklet
•    Commencement program, 6 June 1949
•    Class night program, 2 June 1949

Folder 3: Photographs, including:

Boynton High School students, 1948-1949, 1952

  • A0096-001 Skip Day, 1949
  • A0096-002 Mary Shook, 1949
  • A0096-003 Joan Moran and Shorty Rhoden, 1948
  • A0096-004 Shorty Rhoden and Marvin Baker, c. 1948
  • A0096-005 Seniors Shorty Rhoden and Marvin Baker in jail, 1949
  • A0096-006 Shorty Rhoden and Marvin Baker, c. 1948
  • A0096-007 Eighth grade girls at Boynton Junior High, 1952
  • A0096-008 Boynton High School football team and cheerleaders, Fall 1948
  • A0096-009 Boynton Elementary School third grade class, 1947
  • A0096-010 Boynton High School cheerleaders, 1948

Roxanne McCall Dinner

  • A0096-011 Roxanne McCall Testimonial Dinner, 1968

Warren Knuth photographer, 1979, chiefly fire fighters

  • A0096-012 Cars on Boynton Beach Blvd, 1979
  • A0096-014 to 029 Fire fighters conducting an exercise or maintenance action, 1979