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1920 ORIGINAL, REMARKABLE MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY THE KEEN EYED, VERY BRIGHT TEENAGE DAUGHTER OF A NOTED COVINGTON, VIRGINIA LAWYER WHO PROVIDES A LIVELY ACCOUNT AND EXCELLENT ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE ROARING 20s THROUGH THE EYES OF A SMALL TOWN GIRL

By: Allen, Frances

Price: $2,255.99

Publisher: Covington, Virginia, 1920

Seller ID: 0008023

Condition: Good


On offer is an original highly detailed diary covering three months in life of a teenage girl living in a small Virginian town in 1920s. Frances Allen was the youngest daughter of William Edwin Allen, a noted lawyer from Covington, Alleghany County, who was a commonwealth's attorney for the county in 1890s and 1910s, and whose biography can be found in Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography published in 1915. Frances just turned 16 by the time she started this diary in August 1920, but she seems rather independent with her parents often being away. She describes her life of a typical teenage girl... View more info