Consists of 31 diaries written by Florence I. Hunter, an eyewitness to historical events ranging from women's suffrage to
World War II and changes in the religious order in which her husband was a pastor. Beginning with her 1937 diary, Florence
interleaved the pages with newspaper clippings, church bulletins, and a variety of ephemera related to events in her life.
Florence I. Hunter (Walmer) of Hershey, Pennsylvania, was an eyewitness to historical events ranging from women's suffrage
to World War II and changes in the religious order in which her husband was a pastor. Hunter (1901-1961) worked for many years
as a stenographer at a New York department store and was married relatively late in life to Paul W. Hunter (1893-1983), a
pastor with the United Methodist Church.
3.75 linear feet
(2 cartons, 3 document boxes)
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