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Title Eva E. Blackwelder Travel Journal [2]
Author/Creator Blackwelder, Eva E (fl. 1938-1957)
Date 4 Jan-1 Feb 1939
Document type Travel Journal
Description Eva E. Blackwelder's diary of her tour of Massachusetts, beginning in Worcester and ending in Boston. She gives details about historic events such as the Plymouth Colony, the Salem Witch Trials and King Philip's War. There are also detailed descriptions of marketplaces and the cost of items as well as the fashions and cultures of the places visited. As well as journal entries, the diary also includes clippings from newspapers, photos and illustrations of places visited and booklets from hotels.
Theme(s) Women and Tourism  Historical, Cultural or Religious Tourism  Accommodation, Hospitality and Entertainment  
Regions United States of America  
Country/State Massachusetts  
Keywords American Indian, hotel, restaurant, museum, motor car, education, sport, art, American War of Independence, police, church, sightseeing, history, library, women, hospitality, Mayflower, pilgrims, literature, Salem Witch Trials, weather, Plymouth Colony
Visual content
Collection Maud Del Mar Blackwelder Travel Diaries, 1938-1957
Reference Ms. N-1847
Library Massachusetts Historical Society
Language English
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