By editors Robert Myers,Janet Coryell,Janet C. Coryell,Robert C. Meyers
The conserving of journals and diaries turned a nearly daily hobby for lots of americans within the 19th century. Adeline and Julia Graham, younger women from Berrien Springs, Michigan, have been either attracted to this job, writing concerning the day-by-day occasions of their lives, in addition to their 'grand adventures.' those are interesting, deeply own bills that offer an perception into the strategies and motivation of 2 sisters who lived greater than a century in the past. Adeline begun retaining a diary whilst she was once 16, from mid-1880 via mid-1884; via it we see a tender girl coming of age during this small neighborhood in western Michigan. Paired with Adeline's account is her sister Julia's diary, which starts in 1885 while she units out with 3 different younger ladies to home in Greeley County, Kansas, simply east of the Colorado border. it's a vibrant and colourful narrative of a tender woman's trip into America's western landscape.
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Adeline & Julia: Growing Up in Michigan and on the Kansas Frontier: Diaries from 19th-Century America by editors Robert Myers,Janet Coryell,Janet C. Coryell,Robert C. Meyers