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Bealer, Emily Jane Winkler, 1833-1908

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1833 - 1908

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Emily Jane Winkler Bealer diary

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS814f
Scope and Content This collection contains Emily Jane Winkler Bealer's diary in which she reflects on domestic life as an impoverished widow during Reconstruction in Atlanta. Topics include raising and educating her children, financial and business affairs, and social and church life. The collection also includes a typed transcript and biographical notes written by Bealer's great-granddaughter, Emily Bealer Calhoun II. These notes contain research on people and businesses referenced in the diary.
Dates: 1876-1886, approximately 1975