1929 - 1933 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT 5 YEAR HANDWRITTEN DIARY BY A BOY CRAZY LOUISIANA TEENAGER WHO'S MAKING A CAREER OF SCHOOL SUSPENSIONS

By: ELVIE MOSKAN

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On offer is a super, original well-filled Depression era 5 year diary handwritten by Elvie Moskan a young teenage girl in New Orleans Louisiana. Dated 1929 through 1933 Elvie about sixteen when she started writing this, and lived at home with her parents and four siblings Elvie was rather boy crazy, and had many young men who called on her and dated all the time. She went to school and finally graduated, often didn't go for one reason or another and got suspended from school often. Here are some snippets: "Mama was sick. Played cook today. Absolutely ruined supper. Gas, (her brother), knocked down 2 negro men was locked up in jail. Florence's grandmother's funeral was today. Manuel & I went to see "The Air Circus". Manuel wanted me to elope. Ray & I went to see "Millie". Was sposed to have a date with Jacques but went to Little Theatre to see "The Apple Cart". Was suspended from school. Went to bed at 7:30 p.m. Was so tired I just couldn't hold up. Was suspended today. Manuel & I started to go to the Tea Room to a dance given by Fresh & Soph medicine Tulane but we didn't go. Grandma is critically ill. Uncle Adolphus died at 9 :15 a.m. today. More mess about Walter V.Ray phoned. Walter & I stayed home with kids. B.N., (her little sister Barbara), was 3 today. Poor kid is in bed with c pox. Stanley, (her little brother), has measles now. Woody, Freddie, Joe D., Johnny W., Walter M. phoned & wanted dates for tonite but said no. Ray met me at work. Took Gene home. Went to his apartment. Mailed letter to Jen. Went riding with Wally and then with Manuel. Ray & I went to see "Dracula". I'm still mad. Played tennis from 6 to 7- with Nic, Henry, & Cleo. Drank beer and went riding. Manuel & I went riding. Rudy was here. Manuel gave me his frat pin. Charlie Limon died today at 1:50 p.m. only 20 - Had just registered for Tulane - Acute appendicitis - With Wally's outfit - terrible - Eddie & Dutch met us (k) at school. Wally and Rogers were over. Manuel and I went to see "Sidewalks of N.Y." Me thinks a 4 yr. affair is over. Rudy, Pat, Nita, Busey were here this afternoon. Broke date with Karl. Mom got her teeth today from Charley- Went to school- Wrote Nic a nice long letter. Ed, Bream called. Beautiful card from Ray. Letter from Nic- We sat up long time and talked." The 5 x 4 inch book shows wear from age and use. Some age toning, a few pages are loose. Elvie? has taped a couple of pages back in the book, but appears complete, and intact. Overall G.

Title: 1929 - 1933 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT 5 YEAR HANDWRITTEN DIARY BY A BOY CRAZY LOUISIANA TEENAGER WHO'S MAKING A CAREER OF SCHOOL SUSPENSIONS

Author Name: ELVIE MOSKAN

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

Publisher: New Orleans, Louisiana LA, 1929

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall

Seller ID: 0002275

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