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This collection consists of three diaries describing the daily life of Bertha Casto, wife of physician Thomas Jefferson Casto, while living in Charleston, WV. Topics covered include daily life, especially domestic activities. The final entry was written by Thomas, documenting his wife’s death on January 29, 1938.


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For more information or to use any of these collections, contact:
Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-2343


Span Date: 1934-1938