Ms. Clar's papers are informative concerning the period of her lifetime, especially her early years. Included are school notes from the 1890's and early 1900's, several of her early textbooks from this same period, postcards spanning the period from the early 1900's up into the early 1940's, some correspondence, photographs, articles, and books pertaining to Ms. Clar's life.
Lillie Foell Clar was born November 30, 1884 in Louisville, Kentucky. She attended Female High School in Louisville and graduated from the same on June 16, 1902. Upon graduation she attended Normal School in order to prepare for a career in teaching. Upon completing this phase of her education, she began teaching Penmanship in the Louisville school system and eventually became a supervisor in this area. She also met Robert Clar, married, and resided in Louisville the rest of her life until her death on May 28, 1972.
[Identification of item], Lille Foell Clar Papers, Archives and Special Collections, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY. https://archivescatalog.library.louisville.edu/repositories/2/resources/191 Accessed July 15, 2020.