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Blanche Luella Barhite Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.116
Scope and Contents

Diaries, 1904-1913, kept by Blanche Luella Barhite, who was 17 years old in 1904. Blanche records daily events and chores, and talks about social activities and family life. For brief excerpts from the diaries, provided by the seller, please navigate to the "Collection Organization" tab of this finding aid.

Violet L. Barnett Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.504
Scope and Contents Diaries of Violet Laughead Barnett (d. 1972) of West Chester, Pennsylvania for the years 1931-1972 (with the exceptions of 1967 and 1968). Violet Barnett was a homemaker and had two children, Ethel and Earl. Daily entries cover chores, weather, family and social life. There is also the occasional comment on national and international events. Violet Barnett was very engaged in church activities and a member of several chapters of the National Grange. Also included are a few newspapers...

Mary E. Anderson Diaries

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Identifier: SC 01340
Scope and Contents

Diaries, 1900 and 1912, of Mary E. Anderson of Alleghany and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In daily entries she talks about chores, social visits, church, collecting books for 'Mrs. Booker T. Washington's club for colored women.'

Also included are 2 news clippings regarding predictions made by clairvoyants and one clipping with a recipe for facial cream. There is also a postcard featuring Betty Springer as well as well as a calling card with her name on it.

Eva L. Webb Diaries and Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.093
Scope and Contents

Diaries and scrapbooks, 1934-1997, of Eva L. Webb (1911-2007) of Corry, Pennsylvania. Diary entries vary in length and regularity and some years are skipped altogether. There are two scrapbooks consisting mainly of greeting cards and a few clippings, one for her wedding in May 1940 and the other for her hospitalization for appendicitis in 1941.

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