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Diaries (1921-1950)

Identifier: SpC MS 1029-sc

Scope and Contents Note

Two diaries of a woman from Milo, Maine, covering the years 1921 and 1946 to 1950. Included in the entries are observations on the weather, what restaurants she ate at in Denver, her daily activities, what books she read, the topics of Sunday sermons, who came to visit. Entries for 1946 to 1950 are short, and many days lack entries.


  • Creation: 1921-1950

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Biographical Note

The woman who wrote the diaries was a resident of Milo, Maine and was born on Nov. 26 (year unknown). She had a sister named Martha who had several children and a brother named Tom who both lived in Milo. During the first 6 months of 1921 she worked in an office in Denver, Colorado. On June 15 she left Denver by automobile for her home in Milo. During August of 1921 she worked in Pineo's store in Milo and then in September taught at the Lake View School in Lake View Plantation. She possibly was teaching school in the January of 1946. In November of that year she spent a week in the hospital. She appeared to be living in Milo during 1946 to 1950 and not working after January of 1946.


1 folder (2 items)

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Two diaries of a woman from Milo, Maine, covering the years 1921 and 1946 to 1950.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Gary Downs, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine in September 2001.


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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States