Letter to Ada Kirby from Alice Kirby, 6 December 1884
 

Citation

“Letter to Ada Kirby from Alice Kirby, 6 December 1884,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed January 22, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/15238.


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Title

Letter to Ada Kirby from Alice Kirby, 6 December 1884

Description

This letter from Alice Kirby to her aunt Ada Kirby comes from the Kansas farm which Alice’s father, Samuel J. Kirby, rents. Alice complains about the weather and family problems, saying “I don’t think there is another family in the world that has to put up with what we do.” Alice also references family drama bringing them disgrace, and is critical of the integrated schools which her younger siblings attend.

Date

6 December 1884

Extent

2 pages

Language

English

Identifier

letter_12_06_1884.pdf

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