Large navy blue wool stadium blanket with a large 9 1/2" x 8 1/2" orange "H" in one corner; opposite corner is written in orange stitching "Bess Schouten"; blankets like this given by the "H Club" of Hope College to persons they chose to honor; good condition
Elizabeth was born to John (1881-1978) and Marjorie (1882-1958) Schouten. Her nickname was “Bess”. Bess was born November 6, 1909 in Holland. She was a graduate of Hope College and Michigan State University, Elizabeth taught school in Michigan for Constantine, Grand Haven and Holland school systems. She taught at Lincoln and Jefferson school for Holland.
Gift ofSchouten, Elizabeth