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Sharrie Williams is the author of The Maybelline Story and a direct descendant of the Maybelline Cosmetic Family. Great niece of Maybelline founder Tom Lyle Williams. Buy a signed copy today.

A Polaroid Camera cost $116.00 in 1964, or about $800.00 in today’s money.

  December 21, 1964, Monday Worked all day long. My feet are just killing me. I haven’t started Christmas shopping. After work I took Janice home, then went shopping. We’re getting Daddy a Polaroid Camera, it cost $116. I’m paying … Continue reading

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Can’t wait until Christmas is over, so I can be done working two jobs

  December 20, 1964, Sunday I was just too tired to go to work at Jack’s Ranch Market and bag groceries this morning. My sister Donna took my place. I stayed home all day, didn’t even get dressed, just watched … Continue reading

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I’m determined to work until it kills me, so I can make this a special Christmas for my parents.

  December 19, 1964, Saturday Well, my last year of High School and I didn’t go to the Snow Ball. Nobody to ask either. I’m so sad. I worked at Charleston’s Dress Store all day, then came home and watched … Continue reading

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Nobody gives better Parties than my parents, they dance until the Sun comes up

December 18, 1964, Friday Finished my Sociology term paper and gave it to Mike Stone to hand it for me. Tonight was my parents annual Christmas party. Pearl and I came because naturally, we weren’t going out. Everyone asked us … Continue reading

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If I don’t get this Term Paper done, I won’t graduate in June of 1965

  December 16, 1964, Wednesday Nothing happened today, just worked on the Senior Play, Home Sweet Homicide, until 9:00 at night. I’m going to school tomorrow. December 17,1964, Thursday. Didn’t go to school, had to do a term paper for … Continue reading

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If I get a boyfriend next year I’m pulling away from Saffrons

  December 15, 1964, Tuesday I didn’t go to the Saffron Meeting tonight, because I had to work at Charleston’s Dress Store, wrapping Christmas Presents. The Club discussed Sunday’s Mother Daughter Breakfast and they were unset because $15.00 was spent … Continue reading

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A Miracle! Someone returned my lost Envelope Clutch Bag.

  December 14, 1964, Monday Nothing special happened today. Just got in a big fight with Angie Kamola. I hate her so much, she’s so two faced. She thinks she’s so great! Just cause I got in the front seat … Continue reading

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The Shangri-Las record, “Leader of the Pack” inspired my play, “The Littlest Ho-dad”

┬áDecember 13, 1964, Sunday. Mother Daughter Breakfast We got to the Hall at 9:15 and started rehearsing for the Play. We never even had the Characters cast before! And, we only went through it once, while I finished making the … Continue reading

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Working two job’s while producing a Play…I’m quite proud of myself!

  December 12, 1964, Saturday Went to work at Jack’s Ranch Market and then to Charleston’s Dress Store to wrap Christmas presents. Working two jobs and producing a play in a weeks time is a challenge, but I’ll do it … Continue reading

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I’m not just looking at my mother, I’m seeing her for the first time

  December 11, 1964, Friday Pearl, Linda, Donna and I stayed home to work on the Play for the Saffrons, Mother, Daughter, Breakfast Sunday, but, a tragedy happened!!! I lost the Play I wrote! So, we just got our costumes … Continue reading

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