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Florence Adams Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01015
Scope and Contents The daily diary of teenager Florence Adams from 1927-1930. She discusses her social and family life throughout. Some sample entries can be found in the folder description below.

Diary has a slight smell of perfume.

Barbara Booth Diaries

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Identifier: SC 00760
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1934-1939, of Barbara Booth of Rochester, New York. The first volume is an autograph and photograph album, with photographs of friends, and notes written to Booth. In the volume Booth states that she goes to Monroe High School.The second volume is a diary, 1935-1939, in which she records her daily life, activities she does with her friends, dances and other social events that she attends, and other activities. In the later entries she mentions her marriage to a man named...

Glenna Blosser Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01055
Scope and Contents Diary, 1933, of Glenna Blosser of Indiana. Topics include Franklin D. Roosevelt's election and inauguration, the Long Beach Earthquake in March, and the crash of the Akron, a US navy airship.  She also mentions topics such as birthdays, her Christmas presents, school, and family illnesses, among others.

Carol Lee Nimon Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00888
Scope and Contents Diary, 1957, of Carol Lee Nimon (b. 1945) of Burbank, California. She was a sixth grader at the time she kept this diary and her daily entries cover school, activities with family and friends, like shopping and dance parties, having a boy friend, getting an autograph of Debbie Reynolds, etc. Lists names and addresses of her friends in the back.

Also included are a few loose items, like letter drafts and miscellaneous notes.

Ella Casaday Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00392
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Ella Casaday of Tompkins County, New York, who was approximately 17 years old during 1864. She writes about the Civil War and its effects on her hometown, including political parties, hearing a "war sermon," the election of 1864, and other actions of Lincoln. She also wrote about her daily life, including religion, her schooling, a marriage between two African Americans, and relationships with friends and family. Finally, the diary also includes mention of...

Diary (Colfax, Washington)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00955
Scope and Contents Diary, circa 1930s, of a teenager named Darlene from Colfax, Washington. She discusses such topics as relationships, friends, movies she watches, and events which she attends, among other items. She also describes her activity as a baton twirler.  For excerpts provided by the seller, click on the Finding Aid link below.

Dodie Bailey Diary

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Identifier: SC 00981
Scope and Contents Diary of Dodie Bailey of Bailey's Cross Roads, Virginia, near Falls Church. She began the diary when she was 14 years old and ended it in 1933 when she was 21 years old.

She talks of her social life which includes dates, dances, swimming, movies, drives, church, family events and school - but mostly about boys.

Diary is bound with a clasp, but the pages are loose. Pages appear to be from different diaries. Key to diary is included.

Nancy Edelen Diaries

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Identifier: MS 00164
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1951-1953, of Nancy Edelen, a high school student in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Concerns her day to day activities, her school work, and her interactions with friends and family. Includes the fact that she cheated on tests, her desire for a boyfriend, her low self esteem, and her father's gambling and drinking, among other items.

Macy E. Flinn Diary

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Identifier: SC 00804
Scope and Contents Diary of Macy Flinn (b. ca. 1896) of Maine for the years 1909-1910. Macy Flinn, who lived near the towns of Waterville and Sidney, Maine, was starting high school at the time she began her diary. In brief daily entries she records weather, helping her parents with the business, social activities like playing games with friends, taking trips to town, books she read, horseback riding, etc. There are also two poems following the last  entries.  From time to time Macy uses Greek characters for her...

Alma Fontaine Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 84 F73
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks, 1923-1926, kept by Alma Mae Clarke Fontaine while a schoolgirl in New Rochelle, N. Y. containing clippings, reviews and programs from theater productions in New York, N. Y. as well as excerpts from her diary pertaining to the New York theater.