Six loose scrapbook page pages featuring photographs, newspaper clippings and booklets collected during a tour of Washington, DC in April 1940 by nine Holland High School students. The nine girls participated in the Folk Festival, dancing in Dutch costume om April 25, 1940. They also toured the city, visited with dignitaries and went to Mt. Vernon.
On the first page there is a large photograph of 8 Holland High students dressed in Dutch costumes. The girls are, from left to right: Dorothea "Dottie" Heasley; Winifred "Freddie" Heasley; Rosemary Ruch; Thelma Oonk; Vivian Tardiff; Frances Hillebrands; Merry Hadden; and, Barbara Heneveld.
This scrapbook documents the trip nine Holland High students took to Washington DC. It was compiled by and belonged to Barbara Heneveld Dalman (1922-2014). Barbara (Heneveld) Dalman married her husband, George, in 1945. He preceded her in death in 1984. Barbara was born on November 30, 1922, the 11th of 12 children to George and Anna Heneveld.
Barbara attended Western Michigan University. She was a lifelong member of Trinity Reformed Church, the Questors Organization, and the Women's Literary Club. Barbara was a long standing supporter of Hope College and the Hope College basketball programs.
On April 25, 1940 nine Holland High School students danced in the Folk Festival in Washington, DC. The students were Dorothea Heasley (1923-1987); Winifred Heasley (1925-2012); Merry Hadden (1923-2005);Barb Heneveld (1922-2014); Alice Mae Houtman; Frances Hillebrands; Thelma Oonk; Rose Mary Ruch; and Vivian Tardiff.
Gift ofDalman, Linda