File MS-2-800, SF Box 89, Folder 1 - Scrapbook of memorabilia and photographs collected by Ruth Goodman

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Scrapbook of memorabilia and photographs collected by Ruth Goodman

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MS-2-800, SF Box 89, Folder 1

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  • 1932-1936 (Creation)
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    Pink, Ruth Marilyn (Goodman)

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34 p. of textual records : scrapbook, b&w photographs ; 19 x 24 cm

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(1915-2014)

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Ruth Marilyn Goodman was born on May 23, 1915 to Jeanette and Solomon Goodman and had three sisters named Rose, Edith, and Annetta. She attended Dalhousie University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in 1936. She married lawyer Irving Pink (B.A. 1934, LL.B. 1936) and had four sons named Steven, Joel, Ronald, and Darrel. Pink lived in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, where she supported the YMCA and the Yarmouth Hospital with fundraising campaigns. She was also active in the Jewish community, serving as National Vice President of Hadassah WIZO Canada. In Yarmouth, Pink was known as a gardener and a potter among other hobbies. The Irving and Ruth Pink Award for Youth Development and Social Justice was first awarded in 2016 to celebrate Irving and Ruth Pink’s legacy of public service and advocacy. Pink passed away on October 13, 2014.

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File contains a scrapbook assembled by Ruth Marilyn (Goodman) Pink while she was a student at Dalhousie University. The scrapbook contains dance cards with attached pencils; schedules and memorabilia from freshman initiation; napkins from dinners; dinner programs; place cards; musical programs from the Dalhousie Glee Club and local Halifax orchestras; small metal charms and other decorations; tickets; envelopes containing remnants of flowers; and other memorabilia from events at Dalhousie and elsewhere in Halifax. The scrapbook also contains photographs of Goodman's friends at Dalhousie; Goodman's room in Shirreff Hall; other places on Dalhousie campus; vacations at a beach and in the Annapolis Valley; and other people and events from Goodman's time at Dalhousie.

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  • Box: SF Box 89