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1943-48 Archive of Six Diaries from a Rural Farmer's Wife from Walton, New York Who Was Active in 4-H, the Home Bureau, and Walton Grange, During and after World War Two

By: Lena D Carey

Price: $1,595.99

Publisher: Walton, New York, Walton NY, Agloe NY, Rural New York: 1943-1948

Seller ID: 0011020

Condition: Good


On offer are a set of six diaries written during and immediately following WWII in rural America. They paint a wonderful view of life in a small rural community. The author of these diaries is Lena Carey. Carey was born May 14, 1880 in Walton NY. She was married to John Carey. Together, they had 2 daughters. She passed away in 1970 at the age of 89. A housewife, she was a leader in 4-H work for 10 years; active in the Home Bureau and for many years a member of Walton Grange and Delaware County Pomona Grange. She lived on a farm very close to Walton. Interestingly, Walton is close to Agloe, the... View more info