Sallie and Stephen Fisher Travel Diaries
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The following description was provided by the seller:
"These two manuscript travel diaries present detailed information about Amish communities throughout the United States in the 1940s and 1950. The diaries were written by a middle-age Amish couple from Honey Brook and Ronks, Pennsylvania: Stephen King Fisher and Sallie L. Fisher.
- Creation: 1940-1950
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Sallie Fisher and her husband Stephen are listed in the Amish genealogy book "Descendants of Christian Fisher and Other Amish Mennonite Pioneer Families." Stephen Fisher was born in 1890 and died in 1976. He was the son of Elias M. Fisher and Malinda King. The wife, Sallie Zook, was born also born in 1890 and she died in 1970. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
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- Guide to the Sallie and Stephen Fisher Travel Diaries
- Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English