Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239235887]
Identifier: MSS 8905
Content Description Diary and autobiography by Leschke, beginning in 1845 while he was a weaver apprentice in Germany, until his death in 1889. He includes records of events in his and his family's life, as well as those in the world at the time. Often includes newspaper clippings. Topics include the deaths of children and the associated heartache, working at cloth factories, hardships of unemployment, wedding anniversaries, playing the lottery, and quotes from authors in classic literature at the time, such as...