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Diary, 1913 February-May

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Author: Mildred Deyo
Abstract: This dairy is dated from February 5, 1913 to May 25, 1913. The diary is 26th in a series of thirty written by Miildred Deyo. In this dairy, Mildred Deyo writes of everyday activities such as playing bridge, visiting family and friends, and going to church. Mildred also spends a good deal of time in New York where some family members live. She goes shopping, goes to tea, dances, and sees plays and the opera. Mildred talks about her dismay of "machines" or cars, and states that she prefers horses. Mildred, her sister, and some family members take a trip to Washington, D.C. In Washington, they visit Mount Vernon, the National Treasury, Ford's Theater, the White House, and the Capitol Building. They also spend some time in Richmond where they visited the Capitol Building and the Confederate Museum. The diary gives a strong insight into the life of an upper middle class women in the early 20th century.
Issued Date: 1913-02
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10288/24365
Citation: Mildred Deyo Diaries, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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