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dc.description.abstractThe scrapbook contains postcards, typed and handwritten manuscripts, souvenir booklets, and photographs from trips taken in 1933 and 1934. The album begins with a trip to the Chicago World’s Fair in 1933 which included a stop in Niagara. There are three postcards of Niagara Falls and the stop is mentioned in the manuscript, stating that “MH was thrilled with Niagara, for that matter we all found as much interest. We still have the trip behind that intriguing Falls’ shower curtains to look forward to…”. They also stopped briefly in Shedden, Ontario, before arriving in Chicago. Several pages of the scrapbook contain postcards and descriptions of Chicago and the exhibits at the Fair. The next section of the scrapbook documents a road trip to Washington, D.C. with fellow teachers. The trip included stops in New York City, Mt. Vernon, and Fort Hoyle, Maryland. A typewritten account of the trip is 17 pages and includes photographs, postcards, souvenir booklets, and a four-leaf clover. Some stops on their trip included Arlington National Cemetery, the Washington Cathedral, and the Caves of Luray, Virginia. At the end of the album are photos of three women and the car they travelled in. It is written that “We had one jolly time—but Homes and Husbands and Whatnot look pretty darn good to us after a week’s absence...”.en_US
dc.subjectCentury of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)en_US
dc.subjectNiagara Falls (Ont.) -- Description and travelen_US
dc.subjectShedden (Ont.) -- Description and travelen_US
dc.titleTravel Scrapbook, 1933-34en_US

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