Buffalo, New York, Buffalo, New York 1929: 1929
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Seller ID: 0010008
On offer is the 1929 diary of Herbert Stevens, a 72-year-old retired engineer in Buffalo, New York. This small diary covers the historically fascinating period of January to December 1929, encompassing the onset of the Great Depression. It is an excellent resource for an urban historian, painting an intimate picture of the life of a retired couple right at the time when things would begin to go terribly wrong for both Buffalo and the American economy. Stevens’s lengthy diary entries describe his life in rich detail: “Has been a cool day and I have stayed inside a good share of it and had a... View More...