Author:MAGGIE REES [nee MORGAN] et al

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1920 ORIGINAL ROARING 20s MANUSCRIPT DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY AN INTELLIGENT, EDUCATED NURSE AND CHEMISTRY LOVER WHO SADLY ALL TOO EASILY EXHIBITS THE RACISM OF THE DAY

By: MAGGIE REES [nee MORGAN] et al

Price: $995.99

Publisher: LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS, 1920

Seller ID: 0001969

Condition: Good+


On offer is a very interesting, original 1920 manuscript diary handwritten by "Maggie" who works as a nurse at a hospital in Lowell, Massachusetts for a kindly "chief" who gives her salary raise to $125.00 per month, visiting her family often in another city and shopping in Boston. Maggie is undoubtedly bright, writes well but using a 5 year diary for the one year we note an entry all too typical of the times even for a nice girl and nurse: she writes how she went to work as usual: 'a succession of patients streamed into the emerg. Room 1) a girl with a huge cavity in tooth; 2)... View more info

1879 CHARMING ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MEMORY AND FRIENDSHIP ALBUM GIFTED TO A WELSH WOMAN ON THE OCCASION OF HER MARRIAGE

By: MAGGIE REES [nee MORGAN] et al

Price: $885.99

Publisher: Wales Britain, 1879

Seller ID: 0001613

Condition: Fair+


On offer is a super leather-bound memory book and friendship journal given as a gift in 1879 to Maggie Morgan in honor of her marriage to William Rees. Research suggests this couple lived in Wales and the eclectic album of 37 handwritten and hand drawn pages in many languages including: French, English, Welsh, Greek, and German. The latest entry is 1901 and the entries span wedding congratulations, friendship, baby related and a couple that appear sombre and relating to someone's passing. Many are poems, personal messages, an acrostic, original artwork and pasted-in illustrations. Some are ori... View more info