EARLY AMERICAN HISTORICAL EPHEMERA
SUFFRAGIST, TEMPERANCE & PEACE,
AFRICAN AMERICAN EDUCATION PROPONENT
ANTIQUE UNPUBLISHED HANDWRITTEN POEM
SET TO 'THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS'
CELEBRATING A BABY'S BIRTH
ON JULY 8th
POEM READS IN PART:
"...Listen, my family, and you shall hear,
of the thrilling experience of Clara dear,
Twas the midnight of the July 8th, 1918,
everyone is more alive who remembers the famous night & year,
of the grand affair of Clara dear.
II. Twas the night before morning when all through house,
not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
When all of a sudden to here was such a yell,
it sounded exactly like tortures of - well
- twas a wee little baby just on its way..."
2 PAGES DOUBLE SIDED
MEASURES 5 x 7.75 INCHES
W/ ORIGINAL FOLD CREASES,
SLIGHTLY IRREGULAR BOTTOM EDGE,
AND MINOR AGE WEAR
PLEASE SEE IMAGES
& IGNORE OUT 'K-TOWN'