1923 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT CHARMINGLY DETAILS THE LIFE AND FAMILY OF A MASSACHUSETTS HOMEMAKER AND SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

By: PEARL F. ADAMS

Price: $585.99

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


On offer is the original handwritten manuscript 1923 diary of Pearl F. Adams of Merrimack, Massachusetts who diligently records the events in her life as a homemaker and substitute school teacher. Her husband, 'G.O.', children Norman, Edwin and William, her folks and the endless visitors to listen to the radio all figure large in Pearl's life. She used the train to Boston and home, sometimes a 'jitney', she is often going to shows (movies) in Boston. She writes of trip to Maine to pick berries, and trip to Moosehead Lake and Montreal and other parts of Quebec, then Fort Ticonderoga in summer. Trips to Gloucester and Salisbury beaches, also Salem Willows and Canobie Lake. Big Christmas party Dec. 21st. Pearl's birthday is Dec. 24th, and she spent it baking pies and a pudding, getting ready for Christmas. For Christmas they burned the candles to the socket and stayed up to after 12 o'clock. Entries for all of 1923 and up to Feb. 9th 1924. This is a charming detailed look at life post World War I era. Standard black cloth diary with almanac pages, tidal information, public holidays, antidotes for poisons, etc. Tab closure, tab broken. Overall G.

Title: 1923 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT CHARMINGLY DETAILS THE LIFE AND FAMILY OF A MASSACHUSETTS HOMEMAKER AND SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

Author Name: PEARL F. ADAMS

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

Publisher: MERRIMACK MASSACHUSETTS MA, 1923

Book Condition: Good

Type: Manuscript

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

Seller ID: 000994

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