New York (State)--Social life and customs
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC 00766
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1886-1890, of Rosa C. Uebner of Gloversville, New York. Uebner was a servant and housekeeper for the family of Tallmadge Parson. Her diaries describe her daily life, including cleaning that she performed, sewing, laundry, and other activities. Also includes a drawing of a formal dress.
Identifier: SC 00712
Scope and Contents Diary, 1907, of Mary Slawson of Boonville, New York. Slawson seems to have worked in some sort of cheese processing facility or diary farm, as she mentions that she works with cheese. She also mentions that she has to leave her son, Willie, with other family members during the day while she and her husband, Frank, work and how she is lonely without him. The diary also concerns her daily activities, people with whom she meets, and the weather. The following excerpts were provided by...
Identifier: SC 00738
Scope and Contents Diary, 1901 of Elizabeth P. Stone of North Rose, Wayne County, N.Y. Daily entries describe household chores, social activities, and family life on a farm. The following description was provided by the seller: "Elizabeth lives in good circumstances on a farm with her mother and father and her brother. They have domestic livestock and land to cultivate. The diary gives a very full view of what life was like during this period. She is not a small child. She has daily or weekly...
Identifier: SC 01019
Scope and Contents Diary by Sylvie, written in 1931. Cover of diary has "S.I.S." embossed on it. Photograph of Sylvie on first page. Cards inserted in front of diary mention Lawrence H. Guill, L. Phillips Hunt, Henry Thiel (N.C. State Raleigh) and Joseph A. Kirkman. Sylvie is ill at the beginning of the year. She dates Joe and other "guys." She works at Gross on occasion. She takes a Home Economics course during night school. Diary mainly about her social life including dates, church...
Identifier: SC 00811
Scope and Contents Diary, 1914, of Pearl A. Warner, a sixteen-year-old teenage girl from Moravia, Cayuga County, New York (State), where she lived with her parents, older sister and younger brother. In daily entries of varying length, Pearl talks about daily activities, events in school and in town, family, neighbors and friends. At the time the diary was written, Pearl's father owned a meat market in town. The bound volume entries end in mid-July and entries for the rest of the year are inserted on...