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Wife of an Illinois Sawmill Worker's diary

Identifier: SMC-344
Scope and Contents One manuscript diary from 1892, written by the wife of a sawmill worker. Diary includes short notes on daily workers' activities and weather. Diary contains all comings and goings of the residence, along with a record of purchases, sales, and employee payments. Writer participated in and donated to her church's aid society. Residence somewhere between Chicago and Champagne, IL.
Dates: 1892

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  • Names: Charles Apfelbaum: Rare Manuscripts and Archives (1934-2010) X
  • Subject: Illinois (state) X