By editors Robert Myers,Janet Coryell,Janet C. Coryell,Robert C. Meyers
The conserving of journals and diaries turned a nearly daily hobby for plenty of american citizens within the 19th century. Adeline and Julia Graham, younger women from Berrien Springs, Michigan, have been either interested in this job, writing in regards to the day-by-day occasions of their lives, in addition to their 'grand adventures.' those are interesting, deeply own money owed that supply an perception into the techniques and motivation of 2 sisters who lived greater than a century in the past. Adeline all started retaining a diary while she was once 16, from mid-1880 via mid-1884; via it we see a tender girl coming of age during this small group in western Michigan. Paired with Adeline's account is her sister Julia's diary, which starts in 1885 whilst she units out with 3 different younger women to home in Greeley County, Kansas, simply east of the Colorado border. it's a shiny and colourful narrative of a tender woman's trip into America's western landscape.
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