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 plenty of americans within the 19th century. Adeline and Julia Graham, younger women from Berrien Springs, Michigan, have been either interested in this task, writing in regards to the day-by-day occasions of their lives, in addition to their 'grand adventures.' those are attention-grabbing, deeply own money owed that offer an perception into the recommendations and motivation of 2 sisters who lived greater than a century in the past. Adeline started retaining a diary whilst she was once 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 off 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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