Lydia Miller Diary
Scope and Contents
Diary of Lydia Miller, a high school girl or young college or vocational school student from Prospect, Illinois for the years 1936-1939. Daily entries describe events at school, life at home with her parents, and social activities like visiting with friends, going to shows and attending dances. Also included are 5 loose leaves detailing some of the dances, what clothes she wore, who she danced with, who her favorite boyfriend was, etc.
- Creation: 1936-1939
- Miller, Lydia (Person)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased in August 2009.
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