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Title My Trip
Date 5-24 Mar 1939
Document type Travel Journal
Description A descriptive account of a trip by a couple from Hamilton, New York to Washington D.C. The female author describes the people they meet and see, gives her opinion on the African American people in the South, and describes her and her partner's sunbathing mishaps and time spent at the beach as well as sightseeing tours of alligator farms and of Washington D.C. Included are photographs of the African American hotel staff and sightseeing and beach excursions.
Theme(s) Historical, Cultural or Religious Tourism  Road, Rail and Air Travel  
Regions United States of America  
Country/State New York  Pennsylvania  North Carolina  South Carolina  Georgia  Florida  Virginia  Washington D.C.  
Keywords racism, agriculture, African America, shopping, sunbathing, beach, museum, sightseeing, wildlife, tour, weather, hotel, motor car, food, culture, film, sport, entertainment, photography, prices, Fountain of Youth, scenery, Mount Vernon, monument, women, race
Visual content
Collection Anthony Stanonis Travel Scrapbook and Diary Collection (Collection 65)
Reference Box 8, Folder 3
Library J. Edgar & Louise S. Monroe Library, Loyola University New Orleans
Language English
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