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Journal Shows What Life was Like in 1922

Editor's Note: Martinsburg resident Kristy Cliber reached out to the Herald after finding a journal in her home. The journal starts on Oct. 25, 1919, and ends in May of 1932. Because there are entries from 2022, the Herald has decided to transcribe these entries (to the best of our ability) for readers to see the day-to-day life of a Cove citizen 100 years ago.

Please note that these are handwritten entries, so there is a large margin for error.

Though it is unclear who the journal belonged to, there seems to be connections to Malachi Bassler, who was a part owner of the Herald, and Harry Mill...


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