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Helen Marie Hoover: Autobiographical Essays

The date of these essays is not directly stated. In the essay "Favorite Teachers" (No. 9) it appears Helen is currently taking typing with Mrs. Sutton in the 11th grade. In the essay "Latin" (No. 10) she is in first year Latin and regrets that she won't be able to take more than two years of Latin. This also could place her in the 11th grade. In addition, in the "Table of Contents for essays not found" (and the following essay due dates list) no. XX is entitled "On Being a Junior."

Table of Contents

1. Last But Not Least (?)
2. Origin of My Name
3. We Hoovers
4. Perpetual Motion
5. Stuck
6. What! No Needle?
7. First Love
8. Our "Sub"
9. Favorite Teachers
10. Latin
11. Big Money
12. Seven Years Old
13. Aunt Helen
14. Favorite Sports
15. My Pets
16. It Was Hot
17. A Slip of the Tongue
18. Chicago
19. [Untitled: A Grayhaired Mother]

Table of Contents for essays not found
Schedule of Latin and essay assignment due dates

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Selected Poems Compiled by Helen Hoover
1. Cover Page
2. Index
3. The Boomerang
4. Mask
5. April Rain
6. It Isn't the World -- It's You
7. A City Park


Drafts of the Autobiographical Essays No. 1-15
showing the technique used to create right justified text layout.

1. Last But Not Least (?)
2. Origin of My Name
3. We Hoovers
4. Perpetual Motion
5. Stuck
6. What! No Needle?
7. First Love
8. Our "Sub"
9. Favorite Teachers
10. Latin
11. Big Money
12. Seven Years Old
13. Aunt Helen
14. Favorite Sports
15. My Pets

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