Author:WARD L. BERTHOLF

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1921 THROUGH 1939 ARCHIVE OF TWELVE [12] MANUSCRIPT DIARIES DETAILING THIS YOUNG UPSTATE NEW YORK ALL AMERICAN BOY AND MUSICIAN THROUGH THE ROARING TWENTIES THROUGH THE DEPRESSION TO THE VERY CUSP OF WORLD WAR II

By: WARD L. BERTHOLF

Price: $2,255.99

Publisher: BINGHAMPTON NEW YORK NY, 1921

Seller ID: 0001160

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a super archive of twelve [12] manuscript diaries handwritten by the young, personable and talented Ward L Bertholf [1904-1989] of Binghamton New York. The 12 diaries cover 11 years being dated 1921, 1922, 1923 (he had 2 for this year - a very small book he then duplicated into a larger book), 1927 then 1933 - 1939 providing a detailed look at the life of this young man over the Roaring Twenties and the Flapper Era through the Depression to pre-World War II America. Ward is in many ways the typical All-American boy-next-door who with humor describes his daily life, friends, dates, ... View more info

1925 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT TRAVEL DIARY HANDWRITTEN BY THE GROOM DETAILING AN EPIC 5100 MILE HONEYMOON TRIP FROM UPSTATE NEW YORK TO CALIFORNIA AND THE PACIFIC OCEAN

By: WARD L. BERTHOLF

Price: $585.99

Publisher: BINGHAMPTON NEW YORK NY TO LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA, 1925

Seller ID: 0001161

Condition: Good+


On offer is a super manuscript travel diary detailing the 1925 marriage of Ward L. Bertholf to Mary and their subsequent honeymoon. Ward does an excellent job highlighting the places they stayed, the route they took and all points of interest. They had numerous visits and covered a hard-to-imagine 5100 miles from Binghampton in upstate New York to Niagara Falls through the mid-west, the mountains, Yellowstone and finally to Los Angeles. Collectors and historians of early automobile travel will be delighted that Ward recorded mileage, oil changes, tire changes etc. He is a diligent diarist with... View more info