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A0077 – Mary Shook Lewerenz Collection



Title: Mary Shook Lewerenz Collection
Date span: 1947-1949
Physical description: 1.8 linear ft. (3 boxes)
Creator(s): Mary Shook Lewerenz
Language note: English



Boynton High School typing class 1949.
Boynton High typing class, 1949. A0077-17-002

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 images have been digitized.

Related Material (location of originals, copies, publications): Some of the photographs were printed in the BHS 1949 yearbook.
Acquisition Information: Gift of Mary Shook Lewerenz (2018.010)

Custodial History: Donated by Mary Shook Lewerenz (2 Nov 2001) to the Boynton Cultural Centre. Transferred to BBCL on 23 Jan 2018

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



Boynton High Class of 1949 trip to Cuba.
Boynton High Class of 1949 trip to Cuba.  A0077-19-005

Historical Note: Mary Shook graduated from Boynton High School in 1949. She later pursued a career in nursing.

Scope and Content Note: Chiefly papers, photographs, and ephemera from Boynton High School, 1949. Papers include commencement programs and memory books. Photographs are primarily senior class students throughout the year; some were used in the published yearbook. Also includes a few high school sporting event programs, issues of the high school newspaper (1948-9), and Lewerenz’s sports letters for cheering and basketball.

Boynton High School (Boynton Beach, Fla.)
High School students
High school students--Societies and clubs
School sports
School field trips

Arrangement Note: Five series: 1. Boynton High School Papers, 2. Boynton Junior High Papers, 3. Boynton High School Photograph, 4. Boynton High School Sports, 5. Publications and clippings

Processing Information: Collection processed in May 2019 / gc
Date of Finding Aid: May 2019 / gc



Box 1:

Series 1: Boynton High School Papers 
Folder 1: Commencement program, 1948
Folder 2: Commencement card album, 1949
Folder 3: Booklet “graduation stuff” 1949
Folder 4: Senior memories, 1949
Folder 5: Autograph register and roster, 1949
Folder 6: Commencement announcement with photo and card, 1949
Folder 7: Commencement program, 1949
Folder 8: Diploma, 1949
Folder 9: Newsclippings
Folder 10: BHS report cards
Folder 11: Cuban hotel blank stationery

Series 2: Boynton Junior High School
Folder 12: BJHS Diploma, 1946

Series 3: Boynton High School Photographs, 1949
Folder 13: Key Club
Folder 14: Kid Day
Folder 15: Last day 
Folder 16: Faculty and staff
Folder 17: Classrooms
Folder 18: Senior class
Folder 19: Senior trip to Cuba
Folder 20: Skip Day (beach photo)
Folder 21: Sports
Folder 22: Students

Series 4: Boynton High School Sports
Folder 23: BHS Football program n.d.
Folder 24: BHS football program, n.d.
Folder 25: BHS football program, 1948 
Folder 26 & 27: Football programs, not Boynton
Folder 28: BHS basketball program, 1947
Folder 29: BHS letter for basketball, 1949
Folder 30: BHS letter award for cheering, 1947
Folder 31: Placecard for basketball banquet, n.d.

Box 2

Series 5: Publications
Folder 1: Boynton Beach News 1947-02-12
Folder 2: Boynton Beach News 1947-02-26
Folder 3: Boynton Beach News 1947-03-05
Folder 4: Boynton Beach News 1947-04-23
Folder 5: Boynton High Tiger Rag 1948-12-03
Folder 6: Boynton High Tiger Rag 1948-12-17
Folder 7: Boynton High Tiger Rag 1949-04-08
Folder 8: Boynton High Tiger Rag 1949-06-01
Folder 9: Clippings, Bank robbery 1949-10-22 
Folder 10: Clippings, Weddings 1949-11-29 to 1949-12-01