Diary (Brooklyn, NY)
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Diary, 1935, of a teenage boy of Brooklyn, New York. Daily diary entries record school and leisure activities, holidays, chores performed and the occasional comment on local or national events. He mentions that his family owned a beauty parlor and observed Jewish holidays.
He first attended Ultrecht High School and then transferred to Samuel J. Tilden High School. He seemed to have done well in school and enjoyed playing the violin. He mentions library visits and reading, frequent visits to the movies and also going out with his friends.
- Creation: 1935
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Accessioned and processed by Ute Schechter in May 2009.
- Guide to the Diary (Brooklyn, NY)
- Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English