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Recorded from May 5 through June 29, 1932, this diary gives information on Appalachian State Teachers college, the weather, the community, and the daily social life of Andrew Jackson Greene. Greene wrote a record of his daily activities, this…

A newspaper clipping about Leo Finkelstein's life after he retired and a brief overview of his career as a pawnbroker.

This article explains the life of a pawnbroker from bizarre items (like a stuffed bear), rich clients who pay interest just to keep their winter coats safe over the summer, con artists, and a minister who scraped by pawning his Bible every Monday and…