This book was given to my mother in 1939. (mom's tenth birthday) "To Ileen on your birthday March 18, 1939; from your teacher Clara Pearson."
April 22, 1939: Uncle Theron and I are here today
Tomorrow we will be on our way
Sunshine and truth--
I love you dear, Auntie Ruth
Her father wrote:
Study your music and try to do as mother teels [tells] you to do. And I am sure that everything will com out all-right. Dad
Her sister wrote: March 22, 1939, I love you very much. I hope you do me. A sister, Rose Marie (Rose Marie was eight)
From her twin sister: August 26, 1940. To the year you met Junior Harrison, Roses are red, violets are blue, Sugar is sweet; but you're sweeter. I love you, Your sister Charleen Wright. Forget me not.
The note pad also includes similar advise and limericks from classmates, teachers and friends. There is one who says he is her boyfriend. There are a couple with pictures attached.