A Journal by Thomas W. Temple II from the Workman Homestead, July-August 1924, Part One

by Paul R. Spitzzeri During almost all of the period in which the Temple family occupied the Homestead as their permanent full-time residence after the death of Laura Gonzalez Temple in late 1922, the four surviving of the five children were away most of the year attending various boarding schools.  There was a definite trade-off... Continue Reading →

Getting Schooled With A Letter from Thomas W. Temple II to Walter P. Temple, 11 October 1928

by Paul R. Spitzzeri A particularly rich source of historical information about people's personal lives is in the form of correspondence, including letters.  What's interesting to ponder for the future is what will we leave now that will be comparable and survivable.  Our growing tendency to communicate through electronic and digital formats such as email,... Continue Reading →

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