United States -- Description and travel
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.