Three five-year diaries of Bertha E. Allison, of Good Hope, Illinois for the years 1927-1931 and 1943-1943. The following information was provided by the seller: "Almost all days have entries except when the writer's mother had a stroke in April, 1935. There were practically no entries from then until September of that year. All the diaries have deaths listed on the back pages and the latest lists books Bertha read in 1940-41 on a front page. She gives an account of the weather, chores, trips, social get-togethers, funerals and makes mention here and there of current events, like the United States entering WWII, a dust storm in Oklahoma, local fatal factory explosion." Formerly 2010.252.
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Purchased in 2010
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