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Bessie Carter Diary, 1944

Title
Bessie Carter Diary, 1944
ID
Mss. Acc. 2012.311
Extent
0.1 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Diary, 1944, of Bessie E. Carter, possibly of Roanoke or Montgomery County, Virginia. Includes information about her daily life, including the weather,  helping with cooking breakfasts and dinners, cleaning, feeding hogs, and making fires. At the beginning and end of the volume there are notes that include the names of people she knew who came back from World War II and when they departed again. There is also a photograph of an unidentified elderly woman wearing black, with a hat and veil, with the caption "Remember Me" on an Art Deco frame. The photograph and the frame have been separated for preservation purposes.
Creators
Carter, Bessie
Subjects
Montgomery County (Va.)--History
Women--Diaries
World War, 1939-1945
Genres
Diaries
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
08/21/2012.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Purchase.
Preferred Citation
Bessie Carter Diary, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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