1934 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A SMART CHARMING AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL 'GIRL NEXT DOOR' DURING THE DEPRESSION ERA

By: DOROTHY MAE SMITH

Price: $985.99

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


On offer is the original handwritten manuscript 1934 diary authored by Dorothy Mae ["Dodo" or "Dot"] Smith a 17 year old high school in the Eastwood and Syracuse New York areas. She writes about everything - her family, girlfriends, boyfriends, school and daily activities +++. She has a crush on someone named "Al" who plays in a band and obviously is older. Tucked in the diary was a letter from Al in which he refers to an encounter they had during his last visit. Dorothy sends for photos of the popular Radio Stars, worries about her clothes, sneaks cigarettes and writes about it in French. The diary is packed with entries that are long, detailed and well written by a smart emotive young gal. She also names everyone she is in contact with, visitors, teachers etc., and will prove filled with genealogical and historical of the local area. This diary is an ideal slice of Americana looking into the life of a depression era teenager girl. G+. [Her brother, George Smith, has two diaries we are offering Inventory #000958].

Title: 1934 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT DIARY OF A SMART CHARMING AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL 'GIRL NEXT DOOR' DURING THE DEPRESSION ERA

Author Name: DOROTHY MAE SMITH

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

Publisher: Syracuse, Eastwood New York NY, 1934

Binding: Manuscript

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

Seller ID: 000964

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