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Diary of Maude Egbert

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS B77
Overview Five-year diary kept by Maude (Mrs. C.J.) Egbert of Clyde, Cloud County, Kansas. The diary provides a regular accounting of her life as a farm wife during World War II. Activities or events she notes typically include sewing, entertaining and visiting friends and family, cooking, house cleaning, canning, personal health, some farm activities (like threshing), acquiring a swarm of bees, creek and river flooding, and the weather. Throughout the diary she calls her husband "Dad." Later...
Dates: 1943 - 1948

Diary of Phebe Anna Board

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS K30
Overview Phebe Anna Board, born on October 7, 1852 at Rushford (Allegany County), New York, was the daughter of Oscar and Clarissa (Richards) Board, who were devout Baptists and prohibitionists. Her diary for calendar year 1882 contains detailed accounts of her daily activities in the Allegany County household of her parents and brother Frank, including their household and farm chores, social and church activities, and the piano lessons which she gave to local children. There are also some post-1882...
Dates: 1882 - 1890

Lillian North diary

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS B173

Lillian B. North wrote of her life as a busy homemaker, activist, and wife. She and her husband, Frank, resided in the rural town of Batavia, New York. Lillian's diary tells of daily activities including her involvement in the women's suffrage movement. It also details her chores, errands, and meetings of the many organizations to which she belonged.

Dates: January 1, 1915 - May 14, 1917

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