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Title Automobile Trip in Jun 1927
Author/Creator Kelly, Anna P
Date 13 Jun-1 Jul 1927
Document type Travel Journal
Description An account of a road trip, written as letters to her family, from Massachusetts to Virginia undertaken by the Rev. Edward and Mrs. Anna P. Kelly and their son Arthur P. Kelly. She describes the campsites they stay in, the food eaten and the places and people visited, including Gettysburg, as well as the various repairs made on the car and the experience of driving in a Ford Motor. She also comments on evolution, the differing attitudes on the American Civil War in the South and North and the accents and attitudes of the people in the South.
Theme(s) Road, Rail and Air Travel  Historical, Cultural or Religious Tourism  
Regions United States of America  
Country/State Massachusetts  Connecticut  New York  New Jersey  Washington D.C.  Virginia  Pennsylvania  West Virginia  
Keywords motor car, family, women, correspondence, weather, budget travel, camping, ferry, river, West Point, sightseeing, accommodation, museum, mountains, hotel, restaurant, prices, hospitality, fishing, African American, children, campsite, religion, fashion, clothing, agriculture, American Civil War, battlefield tours, wildlife, university, health, restaurant, mountains, tour, literature, architecture
Collection Anthony Stanonis Travel Scrapbook and Diary Collection (Collection 65)
Reference Box 5, Folder 10
Library J. Edgar & Louise S. Monroe Library, Loyola University New Orleans
Language English
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