By editors Robert Myers,Janet Coryell,Janet C. Coryell,Robert C. Meyers
The protecting of journals and diaries grew to become a virtually daily hobby for lots of american citizens within the 19th century. Adeline and Julia Graham, younger ladies from Berrien Springs, Michigan, have been either attracted to this task, writing in regards to the day-by-day occasions of their lives, in addition to their 'grand adventures.' those are interesting, deeply own debts that offer an perception into the techniques and motivation of 2 sisters who lived greater than a century in the past. Adeline all started conserving a diary while she used to be 16, from mid-1880 via mid-1884; via it we see a tender lady 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 whilst she units out with 3 different younger women to domicile 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