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United States -- Description and travel

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Alpha Spitzer Travel Diary

Identifier: SC 0069

The Alpha Spitzer Travel Diary, 1939, is comprised of one 3 ¾ x 5 ¾ inch spiral notebook chronicling Spitzer’s trip with her sister Margaret from Broadway, Virginia to Pueblo, Colorado and back during the summer of 1939. Both Spitzer sisters were alumni of Broadway High School and the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1939

Jean Foley Scrapbook

Identifier: SC 0268

The Jean Foley Scrapbook, 1939-1940, contains photographs of downtown Harrisonburg and James Madison University, including the “Turkey Festival” and May Day celebrations, as well as travel photos documenting the experiences of State Normal School alum, Foley.

Dates: 1939-1940; 1985

John W. Spitler surveying notebook and travel diary

Identifier: SC 0333

The John W. Spitler Surveying Notebook and Travel Diary, 1855, includes various handwritten rules and mathematical formulas used for surveying and plotting land as well as a record of Spitler's trip from Augusta County, Virginia to Kansas City, Missouri with his father, Reverend Jacob Spitler, for a church conference. Both Spitlers died of cholera en route to their destination.

Dates: 1855