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Washington (State)--Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

C.M. Barnes Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00861
Scope and Contents A collection of eleven letters dating from 1926 to 1928 addressed to Olive Barnes from her mother, C.M. Barnes. One of these includes a letter addressed to C.M. Barnes from Mildred and Verne Barnes. Mother writes from Opportunity and Dishman, to Olive in Kewa, Newport, Pullman, and Washtuca, Washington state.

Letters include discussion of the act of writing letters, local news and acquaintances, listening to the radio, visits, and advice on Olive’s teaching career.

Bessie M. Clayton Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00762
Scope and Contents Diary, 1936-1938, of Bessie M. Clayton of Bremerton, Washington. In it, she describes her personal life, travels around the states of Washington and Oregon, drinking, burlesque shows, basketball games, boxing, and politics, such as Franklin Roosevelt's election in 1936.

Diary (Colfax, Washington)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00955
Scope and Contents Diary, circa 1930s, of a teenager named Darlene from Colfax, Washington. She discusses such topics as relationships, friends, movies she watches, and events which she attends, among other items. She also describes her activity as a baton twirler.  For excerpts provided by the seller, click on the Finding Aid link below.

Franklin Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01215
Scope and Contents Letters and photographs, 1907-1922, of Franklin family of Baker County, Oregon. Includes letters from Donald Franklin, some of which come from France during World War I, and William Franklin. Letters usually discuss family life and issues. Letters are sent usually to Vera Adams, the sister of Donald and William Franklin. Vera Adams is married to Perry Adams.

John W. Moore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01196
Scope and Contents This information was provided by the seller and has not been verified: "Letters, 1906-1908, addressed to John W. Moore who at the time the letters were written had just moved to Adna Washington from Philadelphia. I believe he also had family in Woodstock Virginia as some of the letters are from there, including his mother’s letters. Many of the letters are written by friends and family back home in Woodstock and some are from Pennsylvania. Some are two pages in length...

Lloyd Hartman Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00940
Scope and Contents Diary of Lloyd Hartman (1913-1987) of Spokane, Washington. Entries are fairly regular for the years 1937-1940 and record daily activities, weather and health. The writer mentions social outings, like visits to movies, his work at a bank and occasionally comments on the world-political situation. The diary was started in 1937 when he was in his early 20's. Each page has entries for five years but most are filled out for 1937-1940 only. Most of October's pages are blank. The writer...

Zuelma P. Martin Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00957
Scope and Contents Diary, 1946-1947, of a 68 year old maid in Seattle, Wash.  For excerpts provided by the seller, click on the Finding Aid link below. The following description has been provided by the seller and has not been verified. "Marten seems to be registered with an agency which places her in various jobs, none of which she is happy with. She mentions illnesses and other problems, talks about what she cooks, mentions movies and other entertainments, things she buys, seems to read a lot, goes...