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Lenora E. Clark Diary, Northwestern University Settlement Records

 Collection
Identifier: 41/10
Abstract Clark's diary is a four-by-six, bound book. The printed title page describes it as “Ward's ‘Line a Day’ Book, A comparative record for five years” (copyright 1892). The ‘comparative’ format is unusual: each page is printed with a month and date, and is divided horizontally into five sections; the diarist fills in the events of each date five years in a row, resulting in a unique retrospective view. In order to fit so many entries on each small page, each entry is allotted only four short...

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  • Names: Northwestern University Settlement (Chicago, Ill.) X
  • Subject: Young women--Social life and customs--20th century X