Two diaries, 1919-1921 and 1921-1922. In daily entries, writer records weather, chores and daily activities, church and social visits, health of friends and family, etc. At the end of each volume there are lists of deaths and weddings, and some accounts, one of which has the heading 'Ladies Aid.' Based on this particular account and on some of the activities described (like making jam for a neighbor) the writer was most likely a woman.
In front of one volume, and also on some pages scattered throughout the diaries, writer records names and addresses of several people in Clarendon; Chicago, Illinois; Hedgesville, West Virginia; and Bristol, Tennessee.
Some of the diary entries suggest that the writer might have been located in the southwestern part of Virginia, or nearby Bristol, Tennessee, but further research is needed to support this claim.
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Purchased in May 2009 (2009.204)
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