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Teenagers--Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Florence Adams Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01015
Scope and Contents The daily diary of teenager Florence Adams from 1927-1930. She discusses her social and family life throughout. Some sample entries can be found in the folder description below.

Diary has a slight smell of perfume.

Walter Aldrich Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01119
Scope and Contents Diary, 1936-1939 of a teenage boy. In brief daily entries, which cover his last 4 years of high school and end in the summer of his senior year, he lists activities and chores, like going to school, church, band practice, playing games, and working for his uncle. Also included are a few accounts in the back of the book, showing money earned and spent.

Henry J. Barber Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00942
Scope and Contents Five-year diary, 1932-1936, of a teenage boy, Henry Barber (1918-2002) of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. There are a couple of entries for 1937 on loose pieces of paper as well. In brief daily entries, Henry describes his daily activities, like going to school, collecting stamps, reading, going to ball games, riding his bike and listening to the radio. He wrote most days in 1934, 1935 and 1936 and less often in 1932 and 1933. Also included are a few loose pages, on which he noted the titles of...

Carol Lee Nimon Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00888
Scope and Contents Diary, 1957, of Carol Lee Nimon (b. 1945) of Burbank, California. She was a sixth grader at the time she kept this diary and her daily entries cover school, activities with family and friends, like shopping and dance parties, having a boy friend, getting an autograph of Debbie Reynolds, etc. Lists names and addresses of her friends in the back.

Also included are a few loose items, like letter drafts and miscellaneous notes.

Diary (Brooklyn, NY)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00821
Scope and Contents Diary, 1935, of a teenage boy of Brooklyn, New York. Daily diary entries record school and leisure activities, holidays, chores performed and the occasional comment on local or national events. He mentions that his family owned a beauty parlor and observed Jewish holidays. He first attended Ultrecht High School and then transferred to Samuel J. Tilden High School. He seemed to have done well in school and enjoyed playing the violin. He mentions library visits and reading, frequent...

Diary on Dating

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00791
Scope and Contents Diary, circa 1920s, of an unknown woman, possibily with the last name Jackson, entitled "Dates." Contains the names of men with whom she went on dates as well as some of the activities in which they participated. There is also information about the time that she would arrive home from these dates, as well as her opinion of how each of them went.

Dodie Bailey Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00981
Scope and Contents Diary of Dodie Bailey of Bailey's Cross Roads, Virginia, near Falls Church. She began the diary when she was 14 years old and ended it in 1933 when she was 21 years old.

She talks of her social life which includes dates, dances, swimming, movies, drives, church, family events and school - but mostly about boys.

Diary is bound with a clasp, but the pages are loose. Pages appear to be from different diaries. Key to diary is included.

Nancy Edelen Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00164
Scope and Contents The diaries were kept in three separate appointment books. Each book had the year displayed on its cover, and the pages inside were set up to show the day’s appointments. Nancy made her entries in the 1951 appointment book and in the following two years, she made her entries in the books for 1952 and 1953. Because the space assigned for the days’ appointments in each book was fixed, she generally limited her daily entries to the space available, but she frequently wrote in the margin to note...

Macy E. Flinn Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00804
Scope and Contents Diary of Macy Flinn (b. ca. 1896) of Maine for the years 1909-1910. Macy Flinn, who lived near the towns of Waterville and Sidney, Maine, was starting high school at the time she began her diary. In brief daily entries she records weather, helping her parents with the business, social activities like playing games with friends, taking trips to town, books she read, horseback riding, etc. There are also two poems following the last  entries.  From time to time Macy uses Greek characters for her...

Barbara Gabowitz Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.363
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, 1955-1958 of Barbara (Bobbi) Gabowitz, a teenager from Highland Parks, New Jersey documenting her time spent in a Jewish summer camp, Camp Tel-Hai in Jamison, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Scrapbook includes letters, photographs, admission tickets, newsletters and handmade cards as well as many comments made on those items by Bobbi Gabowitz, who titled the first page "This book contains memoirs of my summer romances at Camp Tel-Hai." Also included is a 1953 photograph showing her...