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Catalog Number 1980.017.03667
Object Name Diary
Scope & Content A pocket-sized diary with a maroon cover and "National Diary 1929" printed in the upper left corner.

Diary was kept by Lorene Burns, wife of Sioux Falls lawyer and later judge Roy D. Burns. It seems that he gave to her a diary like this each Christmas and in this diary he wrote "Christmas 1928 For Lorene with Love from Roy David."

Inside the diary is a pressed flower, some of her other diaries also contain pressed flowers, but different types. She talks about shopping, tea parties, and other daily domestic issues.
Date 1929
Imagefile 016\017_198001703667.JPG
Search Terms 1920s
Sioux Falls