Object Type: Collection
In Collection: Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Digital Collection
From Mrs. W's 1901 Diary. Mrs. W.'s diary paints a vivid portrait of the daily life of a middle class homemaker in 1901, and constitutes a daily account of the author's activities from April 1 - August 7, 1901.Very little biographical or historical information is available regarding the author of this diary, who refers to her husband as "Mr. W.", and occasionally, as "My Old Man." She and Mr. W. were married on April 28, 1896, and left Memphis, Tennessee on April 30, 1896, en route to their new home in White County, Arkansas.