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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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1914 Diary of a Teen Girl Whose Family Were Prominent Early Settlers in New York, Involved in the Suffragette Movement, Keenly Observant of Global Events

By: Helen Meyer

Price: $999.89

Publisher: Upstate New York Ny, Marcy,, New York, Upstate New York, Marcy, NYC, Suffragette Movement New York: 1914

Seller ID: 0011007

Condition: Good+


On offer is fine diary written by a young woman in upstate New York at the outset of World War One. The author of this diary is 18 year old Helen Meyer. She was born in Marcy, NY in 1896. Her grandfather was Mortimer Mayhew whose family had been early settlers in this area of upstate New York. Mayhew had once been the assessor and tax collector for Marcy and had served 7 terms as town supervisor. Her mother was Laura F (Mayhew) Meyer. She taught school and in 1890 was elected as School Commissioner for the First District of Oneida Co, NY. Our informal research has not discovered any additional... 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

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1933 Diary of a Depression-Era Member of the American Women's Club (AWC) and Art Dealer Living in London, England

By: Unknown, Maud Levy

Price: $259.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, London, United Kingdom, American Women's Club, France, Switzerland:

Seller ID: 0011000

Condition: Good+


On offer is a rather cryptic little diary, written by a woman in the United Kingdom during the Depression. The author of the diary is not identified. Context suggests that the writer is a woman. There is a name on the inside rear of the cover - Maud Levy. However, this is not conclusive evidence that this is the author. There are repeated references to the AWC, which is the American Women's Club, a social club for women in central London. There are suggestions within the diary that she is an artist and possibly a dealer in the arts as well. This is directly in keeping with the AWC which became... View more info