A0079 - Martha Federer-Law Collection

A0079 – Martha Federer-Law Collection 

Descriptive Summary 

Title: Martha Federer-Law Papers

Date span: 1949-1955 (inclusive), 1955 (bulk)

Physical description: 2.21 linear ft. (2 boxes)

Creator(s): Martha Federer-Law

Language note: English

Administrative Information 

Restriction on Access: The collection is available for supervised use by appointment during normal Boynton Beach City Library hours. Users are required to complete a registration form and 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: Selected image digitized.


Acquisition Information: Gift of Martha Federer-Law (2018.014)


Custodial History: Donated by Martha Federer-Law (2001 October 19) to Boynton Cultural Centre, Inc; transferred to BBCL 13 Feb 2018.


Preferred Citation: Collection title including series, box, and folder numbers, Boynton Beach City Library

Collection Description

Historical Note: Martha Law married William H. Federer in 1962. Her 9th grade Boynton Beach Junior High graduation was in 1955.


Scope and Content Note: Chiefly items from the 1955 graduating ninth-grade class, including commencement program and photographs. Also included are school report cards (1949-1950, 1952-1953, and 1954-1955) and a cheerleading uniform skirt (1955).



Boynton Beach Junior High (Boynton Beach, Fla.)

Junior high school students



Processing Information: Collection processed 2018 / sms

Date of Finding Aid: May 2019 / gc

Container List 

Box 1:

Folder 1: Elementary school report card, 1949-1950

Folder 2: Elementary school report card, 1952-1953

Folder 3: Jr High report card, Boynton School, 1954-1955

Folder 4: Boynton High School and Junior High School, Certificate of spelling achievement, 1952

Folder 5: Program, Boynton Beach School Class of 1955

Folder 6: Class photo, 1954

Folder 7: Student portrait photographs, 1955. 17 photos, many signed with first names and/or message

Folder 8: Photos, 1955

  • Class photo “Class of 1955 Boynton Beach School” girls in white dresses
  • Two students, girl in white dress
  • Cheerleaders


Box 2

Cheerleading skirt, 1955