Hildred Corbett,Amy R. Chenoweth's Dear Friend: The correspondence of Hildred L. Cress & PDF

By Hildred Corbett,Amy R. Chenoweth

The months among October 1913 and October 1914 have been a time of serious switch. New know-how was once bringing women and men from the farm into towns. the auto used to be supplanting the pony because the fundamental technique of commute and America's isolationism was once approximately to be shattered with the start of global conflict I.

In the midst of this modification, Hildred L. Cress, a tender secretary in St. Paul, Minnesota, met Charles W. Husband, M.D., who was once developing his clinical perform in Detroit, Michigan. They determined to correspond, undertaking their courtship through the written be aware, greater than three hundred letters in all.

A century later, the letters continue to exist, supplying a special viewpoint of the couple and the realm approximately them. Journalist Hildy Corbett makes use of the letters, census info, newspaper files and oral heritage to chronicle what occurred to the pair, in addition to others major to their story.

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