Publication Date

2-8-2013

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2667. Letters to Sarah “Sally” Burgess, addressed to her in Davis (Scott County), Kentucky, Georgetown, Kentucky, and Newton, Illinois. Young men extend invitations, a niece writes of her social activities, and her sister Ella invites her to a “cantata” in Georgetownand describes her clothing needs. Another friend writes of social activities, including attendance at “negro minstrel”

shows, for which she was “ashamed.”

Disciplines

United States History | Women's History

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