A0077 – Mary Shook Lewerenz Boynton Beach High School Collection

A0077 – Mary Shook Lewerenz Boynton Beach High School Collection



Title: Mary Shook Lewerenz Boynton Beach High School Collection
 Date span: 1947-1949
 Physical description: 1.8 linear ft. (3 boxes)
 Creator(s): Mary Katherine Shook Lewerenz (1931-2019)
 Language note: English



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.  A0077-19-005

Historical Note: Mary Shook (1931-2019) graduated from Boynton High School in 1949. She later pursued a career in nursing and married Sonny Lewerenz.

Scope and Content Note:  Chiefly materials related to Boynton Beach High School in the 1940s. Papers include commencement announcements, programs, senior memory book, autograph book, and diploma from Boynton Beach High School, 1949; also photographs from that year of clubs, activities, and senior trip to Cuba, some of which were published in the 1949 High School yearbook. Also includes a 1946 Boynton Junior High diploma, high school sports events programs, Boynton High School letters for basketball (1949) and cheering (1947); and issues of the Boynton Beach News (1947) and Boynton High Tiger Rag (1949).

Many of the photographs are available for viewing online at FIU Digital Collections

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