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Frank Xavier Zehringer diary, 1871-1873

Description: One of two diaries written by Franz "Frank" Xavier Zehringer, a young German-American cabinetmaker who immigrated to Indianapolis, Indiana when he was a small child. The diaries were intended to help improve his English. This one covers from December 31, 1871 to February 8, 1873,, describing his daily activities, weather, social life, and courtship of his future wife, Johannah "Hanna" Reichert. At the end of the diary, there are copies of a letter from Hanna and one written to her; a clipping of a poem or song; a list of people's names; "memorandum of the weddings of friends at the c[h]urch"; accounts of money received and spent; and monthly pay received from working at S. W. Cabinet Co.
Origin: 1871-1873
Created By: Zehringer, Frank Xavier, 1851-1894
Collection: Indiana State Library Manuscripts Small Collections
Copyright: No Copyright - United States
Geography: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Subjects: Diaries
Zehringer, Frank Xavier, 1851-1894
Indianapolis (Ind.)
German Americans
Immigrants--United States
Emigration and immigration

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