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Diary of Rosa Belle Buck Morton
1946-1950
Rosa Belle Buck Morton
USA: Massachusetts, South Ashfield
Ink, paper, leather
overall: 5 1/2 x 4 in.
Museum purchase
A2010/8/1

Manuscript five-year diary of Rosa Belle Buck Morton; day by day account of life in the post-World War II years; includes daily housework done like washing, ironing, cleaning, details about the weather, as well as describing active participation in Order of Eastern Star and the Grange (Patrons of Husbandry); diary also includes descriptions of berrying, canning, pickling, gardening, and making the house comfortable for Mr. Morton.


Mrs. Morton worked at Conway National Bank and married George W. Morton (b. 1874) in 1946; George was a member of the local Masonic Temple