[Anonymous.] [Automobile Tour Scrapbook] 13-19
November 1933. Scrapbook with typescript. 36 p., 28 x 23.5 cm.
Record of automobile tour through the Midwest and south, from
New York State through Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Texas,
Louisiana, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia,
and Pennsylvania. Includes: typescript narrative (6 p.), 59
snapshots, 16 postcards and 17 small photos, 3 stereocards (of
the Century of Progress Exposition). Narrative notes small towns,
gas and meal stops, overnights, factories, activities and special
events along the way (e.g., Harvest Festival in Oklahoma City).
Bascom, Doris (Mrs. William O.) "My first
trip to California…" [with second, third and fourth
trips to California]. Newton, NJ, 1933- 1940. Scrapbook with manuscript
entries. 90 p., 30 x 41 cm.
Accounts of four trips from New Jersey to California and return,
with manuscript entries and pasted in mementos. Mementos include
a wide variety of ephemera- travel and tourist brochures and
pamphlets, postcards, newspaper clippings, menus, receipts,
matchbook covers, cocktail napkins, etc.
First trip, by car, 28 November 1933 to 28 April 1934 (p. 1-35).
Second trip, by train, 27 December 1935 to 16 April 1936 (p.
Third Trip, by car, 5 December 1937 to April 1938 (p. 58-75)
Fourth trip, by train, 6 December 1939 to April 1940 (p. 76-89).
All but the fourth trip in the company of at least one other
person. A rich glimpse of leisurely life in Los Angeles and
southern California during the "season" in the 30s.
Dodge, F. Waldo. "Seeing New England on
Four Wheels." Melrose, MA, 1929. manuscript scrapbook with
photographs (55 l.)
The record of a family’s 9father, mother, young son)
summer vacation in New England in the summer of 1929. Traveling
in their car, with camping equipment, they set out from their
home in the Boston area for a tour of the New England states,
camping out each night. The text, which includes comments on
the history of places visited, is illustrated with photographs.
Ehresman, Elsa. "Trip through Berkshires
and White Mountains." 15-29 July 1922. Scrapbook with typescript,
daily travel journal, postcards and other illustrations (clippings),
brochures for YWCA camps, tourism brochures (accommodations and
sites). (25 leaves; includes 10 p. [8.5" x 5.5"] text.)
Record of sight-seeing automobile trip taken by two women from
Utica, NY, through northern New England (Massachusetts, New
Hampshire, Maine, Vermont) and return to Utica. Text mentions
other cars, meeting the "New York girls," and YWCA
hostelries and camps.
Staubach, Charles P. [Automobile photograph
album.] 1925-1928. album with manuscript entries.
Record of automobile tours, primarily through Sleepy Hollow,
NY, Washington DC, Baltimore MD, Newark NJ, and Pine Orchard,
CT. Family tours originating in Newark and Glen Ridge NJ. Quarto
plain black ring binder album, 43 leaves, with approximately
1 to 2 images per side, and 1 typed index leaf. (Also 1 leaf
manuscript itinerary of trip to Europe in 1927; images not in
this album.) A number of images show the autos and their gear,
rustic camp settings, bucolic Newark, a mini-golf course, shoreline
resort. Each image precisely identified.