A Summer in Italy, 1929 (Part 11)

A Summer in Italy, 1929 (Part 11)

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series A Summer in Italy, 1929

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series A Summer in Italy, 1929 Writing about Fascism The signora tells me this story. A fascist accosted a girl on the street. She replied with an epithet meaning dirty. He said “We will see who is dirty, you or me!” So he made her drink […]

A Summer in Italy, 1929 (Part 10)

A Summer in Italy, 1929 (Part 10)

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series A Summer in Italy, 1929

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series A Summer in Italy, 1929 Bob and Frances When Frances arrived in New York aboard the Saturnia on November 16, Bob came down from Northampton to meet her on the dock. She had warned him to “look for an excited woman carrying a baby dressed […]

Flying

Flying

Part of the fun of working through these papers is in the glimpses they provide of social and technological trends that we normally think of as processes in one-way motion, from the alien distant past through increasingly familiar passages to the present. The documents of individual experience at particular places and times give us snapshots, […]

A Summer in Italy, 1929 (Part 9)

A Summer in Italy, 1929 (Part 9)

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series A Summer in Italy, 1929

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series A Summer in Italy, 1929 Frances Alone What a queer mixture — a baby & Rome.1 The first few days after Bob left Rome on September 12 were wretched for Frances. The Nannis brought her home from the station after Bob’s train departed and tried […]

A Summer in Italy, 1929 (Part 8)

A Summer in Italy, 1929 (Part 8)

This entry is part 8 of 11 in the series A Summer in Italy, 1929

This entry is part 8 of 11 in the series A Summer in Italy, 1929 Gestation of the Joint Committee In the middle of October Binkley took the train down to New York for a couple of days of research and meetings. This visit, as it turned out, would help to set in motion some […]