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Latin America--Description and travel

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

American Women in Cuba photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01885
Content Description

This collection contains a thirty-leaf photograph album. It is illustrated with eighty-five mounted sepia-toned photographs and fifteen mounted cyanotypes, as well as nineteen photographs. The photographs document the lives of a group of American women who appear to be living in or near Havana, Cuba in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1910-1911

Barney Baker papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00353
Content Description The Barney Baker collection consists primarily of Barney Baker's correspondence from his military postings to his wife, Blanche Baker, in New York City. There are 222 letters in the collection, 32 sent from Camp Upton, 13 from Fort Niagara, and 177 from Panama, all addressed to his wife Blanche. Baker's letters are primarily concerned with news of his wife and child, their family and friends, and express love and longing. The correspondence also contains information regarding Baker's...
Dates: 1944-1945

Frances Forrester-Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01886
Content Description

This collection contains the manuscript diary kept by Frances Forrester-Brown while living and working in Guatemala in 1910. It includes a wealth of everyday details of her life in Guatemala, her interactionpublic officials, her domestic and managerial duties, her work as a local

Dates: Broadcast: 1910-2014

Marie Katherine and Oliver E. Seegelken papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00389
Scope and Contents The papers of Marie Katherine and Oliver Seegelken consist of a 1934 diary of the couple's South American sea voyage kept by Marie Seegelken, and of love letters between husband and wife, 1918, 1943, and undated. During WWI, Oliver Seegelken served in the USNRF (United States Naval Reserve Force) in San Pedro, California.The diary is filled not only with an account of each day, but with hand-drawn illustrations of passengers, crew, and ports.  Marie Seegelken also wrote vignettes...
Dates: 1918-1943; Majority of material found in 1934