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1920s Incredible Collection of Letters from the Founder of the Round-the-World Society with Firsthand Insights into Life Around the Globe in the Early 20th Century

By: Elmer D. Raymond

Price: $1,750.99

Publisher: Around The World, Letters From A Globetrotter:

Seller ID: 0011027

Condition: Very Good


As the world moved on from the horrors of WWI, people began think more and more about travelling to other parts of the world. In some cases, they may have had a taste of it from the experience of going to other countries in the war. In other circumstances, the increasing prosperity of the Twenties (1920s) made such travel now possible for a wider segment of the population. Elmer D Raymond formed the "Round-the-World Society" and became its leader calling himself a "Globetrotter." His solicitation offered to send letters "from the mighty metropolises of European civilization... View more info

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1932 Diary of an American Woman Factory Worker During the Great Depression

By: Josephine Thomas

Price: $875.99

Publisher: Richmond Virginia VA, Great Depression 1932 Dupont Factory Virginia: 1932

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 0011021

Condition: Good


On offer is a lovely diary of a young woman living in the southern United States during the depths of the Great Depression. The diary was written in 1932 by Josephine Thomas. Our informal research has not turned up any additional biographical information on her. Internal context clues indicate that she lives in or around Richmond, Virginia. Ms. Thomas' entries detail her daily life and how it revolves around family and her work. She works at the new DuPont manufacturing facility, built in Richmond in 1927. Her hours however, are not steady. Although there is work most days, not every day is a ... View more info