Tag Archives: Dorothy Guyott

Laundry On The Road

Tonight I return to a post from March 14 about clothing to discuss a necessary activity regarding clothing: laundry.  For a three-months-long trip, laundry was a regular task, and unlike today it wasn’t as simple as a fancy hotel’s ability … Continue reading

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October 24, 1929: The Three See a Fire

As I wrote in my last post, this is the first test of an element that I am considering including in the book that will be about the 1929 trip and my eventual trip.  I am interested in what was … Continue reading

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In the Box #3

In today’s post I wanted to share a postcard that Dotty didn’t send nor did she write on.  It leads me to believe that Dotty kept this with her throughout the course of her trip.  I have been known to … Continue reading

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Letter From Home

Sharing the existence of a letter from Dotty’s step-mom Lou provided me with the opportunity for me to write three (now four) posts and hear from you about general mail delivery, falling behind schedule during your vacations, and the desire … Continue reading

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Behind Schedule

My last two posts, In the Box #1 and In the Box #2 discussed how Dotty’s step-mom sent mail to Houston while Dotty, Edie, and Ev were still in Arizona, nearly one month behind schedule. I know some of you … Continue reading

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In the Box #1

Three posts ago, I shared pictures of the box that contained the postcards and letters that Dotty sent home during her 1929 road trip, so obviously you know that the box contained at least those postcards and letters.  If you … Continue reading

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Mentions of Clothing

As you may have gathered by now, much of the 1920s prescriptive literature found in women’s magazines discussed fashion, but the story about the three girls in Washington D.C. suggests that not everyone who traveled followed the advice given in … Continue reading

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Insight Into How Dotty, Edie, and Ev Packed

A couple of posts ago, I discussed how clothing posed as a packing problem for road-tripping females, as they were advised to pack for both the physical traveling as well as any social activity where travel clothes would be inappropriate.  … Continue reading

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Sightseeing: Coal Mines

Would you tour a coal mine if you could while traveling? You can today if you are in Scranton, PA in Lackawanna County.  Located in McDade Park, one can tour the Lackawanna Coal Mine via a sort descent in a … Continue reading

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Road Trip 1929: Day 1: Bridgeport to Hawley

Any good journey starts with Day 1, and to thank everyone for helping the Three Months By Car Facebook page get over 100 Likes before the 31st, I wanted to share a post card with all of you. Day 1 … Continue reading

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