Letter from Emma Baker Martin to Betty Kirby Eller, 25 November 1895
 


Citation

“Letter from Emma Baker Martin to Betty Kirby Eller, 25 November 1895,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed January 28, 2023, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/14967.


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Title

Letter from Emma Baker Martin to Betty Kirby Eller, 25 November 1895

Description

This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. The letter mentions a photo that Emma says she includes in the envelope, but said photo is not present. Emma talks about butter, when she received her regular package of butter, how much money she made off of it, and then moves on to other subjects. Emma talks about her African American help, how working makes her feet hurt, and how her husband sees her working habits.

Subject

Butter
Household employees
African Americans

Date

1895-11-17

Format

letters (correspondence)

Extent

5 pages

Language

English

Identifier

2012_045_1895_1125

Coverage

Ashe County (N.C.)

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