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Victor Power

Title: Page From Power's Journal
Type: Diary
Date: February 21, 1922
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: Power kept many journals containing newspaper clippings, weather information, and professional notes.
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Page From Power's Journal

Activities:

  1. Power kept a page like this each day for many years. How do you think this kind of information might have been useful to him over time?



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  2. Power clipped newspaper articles about topics that interested him and placed them on his journal pages. What can the articles he chose tell us about him?



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  3. The information on the right side of the page in his own handwriting describes a land purchase Power had recently made. What information about this purchase does he tell us?



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  4. Many people during Power's time and earlier wrote daily accounts of the local weather in their journals. Why could this information be helpful for a researcher?



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