Diary (Middlesex County, Ma.)
Scope and Contents
Diary of an unidentified young man of Middlesex County, Ma., who was a landscaper and a fireman. The following description was provided by the seller:
"He writes of hearing the fire alarms go off, rushing to the fires and the details of putting it out ....he writes of town meetings he attends and of the discussions at those meetings, landscaping projects he works on, listening to football games, talking to his father about going to college, descriptions of people in the town,
the Lindbergh flight, his mom being taught to drive a car by his nephew (who doesn't want her to drive), taking many trips to Wakefield, local news, etc."
For excerpts from the diary, also provided by the seller, please see folder link below.
- Creation: 1929
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Accessioned and minimally processed in November 2009 by Ute Schechter, Warrren E. Burger Archivist.
- Guide to the Diary (Middlesex County, Ma.)
- Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English