Louisa P., age 71, North Carolina


Colder. So cold that I had a chance to wear my new sweater down to breakfast – Quiet morning. Finished the Bok book – Dressed up in lace and best pin for the afternoon. About 10 called including Mrs. Horace-White of Harvard Col. Merrill called. Eleanor Comstock played delightfully.  *(Louisa Pitkin Diary #M2003.5.1, D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNC Asheville)