1932-1933 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A CHARMING INTELLIGENT COOKIE SELLER TRYING TO MAKE IT THROUGH DURING THE DEPRESSION

By: GEORGE SMITH

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On offer are the sensational original handwritten manuscript diaries of George Smith of Syracuse New York. Nine monthly diaries from April to December 1932 and then one page per day book for 1933. A true slice of Depression era American, George works hard selling his cookies to new stores, restaurants and such everyday recording his success and failure, each day writing of his desire and ambition to succeed. While he parlays his sales into funds to buy more flour and essentials George has good humor and he lives life very fully with a large circle of friends and family. George is a real charmer. Here is a snippet that really gives a hint at life loving George Smith: January 1st 1934: "Heigh de Ho! Here we go! The fourth year of our far reaching Depression. I certainly wasn't depressed when it overtook me. I was dancing with Fuzzy Woodward at Drumlin's. And that's not a bad start in any language." Smart, ambitious, full of life and a fine diarist sharing his activities thoughts and hopes. Charming. VG.

Title: 1932-1933 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A CHARMING INTELLIGENT COOKIE SELLER TRYING TO MAKE IT THROUGH DURING THE DEPRESSION

Author Name: GEORGE SMITH

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 20th Century Manuscript, 20th Century Diary,

Publisher: Syracuse, Onondaga, New York NY, 1932

Binding: Manuscript

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

Seller ID: 000958

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