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Claire Lilian Wight Diaries, 1907-1908

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Author: Wight, Claire Lilian
Abstract: Two diaries, 1907-1908 kept by Claire Lilian Wight (b. 1894) of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Claire Wight was 13 years old when she began her first diary in 1907. Claire records daily activities such as school visits, reading, attending concerts, social and family activities, vacations, taking music lessons and playing tennis and going to the YWCA. Also included are two calling cards, one of Claire's and one of her uncle as well as a newspaper clipping for the "Tennessee Colored Jubilee Singers," whose performance Claire mentions in her diary. From the Claire Lilian Wight Diaries, Mss. Acc. 2009.239, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Issued Date: 1907
Subjects: Michigan--Social life and customs
Teenage girls--Diaries
Teenagers--Social life and customs
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/13861

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