The Carl Barsch Diaries comprise four diaries kept by a relation of Carl Barsch of Philadelphia in a "Wanamaker Diary" for the years 1913, 1914, 1915, and 1916. The diaries contain discussions of his education, teaching, family, and various activities. Mention is made of working as a traveling salesman and watching baseball. The diary records on July 5, 1914: "Saw Pres. Wilson leaving the White House to attend Church. We visited the Library of Congress." Also includes a few printed items which had previously been kept loose in the bound diaries. The "Wanamaker Diaries" incorporate room for personal journal entries along with ample printed materials, advertisements, and informational items inside the diary.
Gift of Dr. John Hirsch, October 3, 2007.
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