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Women -- West (U.S.) -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Gardia Reta Peaker Bailey Diary, 1936-1940

 Collection — Box MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0059
Identifier: MSS-0059
Content Description

The five year diary of Gardia Reta (Peaker) Bailey documents life in the western United States during the Great Depression. The family lives in a trailer and stays at auto parks, such as the Wallow Saw Auto Camp, on the West Coast including in the state of Washington. Included in the diary are various pieces of ephemera including news clippings and photographs as well as notations about family members and birthdays. The diary mentions the family traveling to sell Reta's handmade baskets, ...