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Title James Murray Forbes' Railroad Travel Diary
Author/Creator Forbes, James Murray (1845-1937)
Date 26 Oct-4 Dec 1903
Document type Travel Journal
Description Diary of a journey by James Murray Forbes in the "Black Hawk", a private railroad car, from Burlington, Iowa to the Grand Canyon, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, El Paso, Mexico City, Albuquerque and back to Burlington. Accompanying Forbes were Edith Forbes Perkins, Mary Perkins, E. J. Smith, Sarah Burton, and Katie Kucera.
Theme(s) Road, Rail and Air Travel  Historical, Cultural or Religious Tourism  
Regions United States of America  Central and South America  
Country/State California  Colorado  New Mexico  Arizona  Texas  Mexico  
Keywords train, weather, hunting, women, river, Grand Canyon, health, invalid, wealth, first class, horse riding, accident, family, mountains, museum, flora, sightseeing, university, hotel, immigration, agriculture, clothing, food, fashion, shopping, prices, advice for travellers, business, agriculture, death, children, weather, motor car, beach, entertainment, sport, carriage ride, luxury, crime, race, stereotype, racism, culture, religion, marriage, romance, poverty, music, language, flowers, cathedral, bullfighting, police, reading
Reference Ms. N-49.67
Library Massachusetts Historical Society
Language English
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