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Title Notes by the Wayside
Author/Creator Claflin, Florence N (fl. 1906); Claflin, George W (fl. 1906)
Date 20 Jul-15 Sep 1906
Document type Travel Journal
Description Travel journal kept by George W. and Florence N. Claflin of Holliston, Massachusetts, 20 July-15 Sept. 1906, describing their trip through seventeen states and Canada by railroad, as well as boat and automobile. Subjects include thoughts on cities and towns, cultural institutions visited, social engagements with acquaintances, and weather.
Theme(s) Women and Tourism  Road, Rail and Air Travel  
Regions North America  United States of America  
Country/State New York  Michigan  Minnesota  North Dakota  Montana  Idaho  Washington  California  Utah  Colorado  Illinois  Canada  
Keywords rail, women, Niagara Falls, development, sightseeing, hotel, steamboat, first class, church, singing, food, walking, clothing, reading, American Indian, river, rapids, canoeing, photography, entertainment, shopping, wildlife, accommodation, correspondence, weather, writing, reading, agriculture, history, economy, business, flora, mountains, hot springs, military, geyser, hospitality, Yellowstone, climbing, health, restaurant, university, sightseeing, entertainment, prices, cathedral, religion, flowers, museum, prices, circus, parade, waterfall, death, poverty, natural disaster, military, employment, beach, Chinatown, fishing, Mormonism, architecture, bathing, Rocky Mountains
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Reference Ms. N-233
Library Massachusetts Historical Society
Language English
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