This is the story of a lady. A lady I have grown to love, admire, and continue to be intrigued by. And after many years, I have finally decided to share her story.
This is the personal diary of a wife and mother living in Akron, Ohio just before the Depression. These are her words transcribed from her personal diaries beginning in 1925. Fascinating stories from the mundane like household chores and shopping lists, to her frustration with depression and an unhappy marriage.
1. Beginning in Europe in the 17th century, lovers would exchange small tokens of affection for Valentines Day. By the mid 18th century it was common for people of all classes to exchange handwritten greetings to friends and lovers, and by the end of the century commercial Valentine notes were being mass produced.