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The Basics: History of Scrapbooking

Library of Congress, Manuscript DivisionScrapbooking has been popular for hundreds of years. The earliest example of the word used in print dates to 1854. For more information, check the Scrapbooks page from the Library of Congress and Scrapbooks from Tulane.

Many famous people have kept scrapbooks including Grover Cleveland and Abraham Lincoln. In addition, many people have kept scrapbooks on others. For example, there's a great Scrapbook with original articles and clippings on the life of Frederick Douglass at the Library of Congress. The label on the right is part of the Frederick Douglass scrapbook.

Escapbooking Connections

E-scrapbooks related to a range of visual, digital storytelling expressions including

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