Skip to main content

Girls--United States--Diaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Geraldine Toepp Diary

Identifier: SC 00792
Scope and Contents Diary, 1922-1923, of Geraldine Toepp, an 18 year old Catholic girl from an affluent family from South Bend, Indiana. Geraldine begins each entry with the weather for the day. She regularly mentions going to church and visiting with friends. Her daily activities include sewing, shopping, reading, swimming, writing letters, attending movies, listening to records, and playing cards and other games. Geraldine spends most of her days and nights socializing.During the spring of 1922,...
Dates: 1922-1923

Helen Mantel Diary

Identifier: SC 00790
Scope and Contents Diary, 1959, of Helen Mantel of Brooklyn, New York. Includes her daily activities, people with which she meets, and places that they go. It also includes a few very brief entries regarding a trip to Cuba taken in June and July of 1959, months after Fidel Castro had overthrown Fulgencio Batista. Mantel's grandmother lived in Cuba and the family took the trip because she was sick. In a couple of sentences Helen Mantel mentions seeing Batista's daughter in a restaurant, and the fact that her...
Dates: 1959

Joanne Mason Diary

Identifier: SC 00771
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1945-1947, of Joanne Mason, a teenager from Long Beach, California. Includes descriptions of her relationship with her mother, including fights that they had; her relationships with various young men; parties which she attends; alcohol consumption; her school and schoolwork; and trips that she took, among other items.

Dates: 1945-1947

Ida Martin Diary

Identifier: SC 00830
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1878 of Ida Martin, a school-aged girl who talks about her life on a farm. She mentions helping her father 'salting the cattle,' riding on horseback, going to the creamery, going to school, and taking music lessons. Also mentions a friend of hers who died of influenza.

Dates: 1878

Doris Ann McFarland Papers

Identifier: SC 00739
Scope and Contents Papers, circa 1933-1943 of Doris Ann McFarland of Reedville, Virginia and later Washington, D.C.  and possibly Philadelphia, Pa. Included are a diary, 1933-1934,  kept while Doris McFarland was a 4th and 5th grader in the Reedville School in Reedville, Virginia; a report card for the 1933/34 school year; a photograph, circa 1940s of McFarland in Uniform, greeting cards, postcards, concert programs, ticket stubs, church fliers and news clippings.  Many of the concert programs and tickets...
Dates: circa 1933-1943