By Ida Burnett
n 1880, Ida Burnett of Logan, New York called her diary "my story." Fifteen-year-old Ida churned butter, milked cows, sewed her own underwear, canned fruit, but also had time for boys and parties. She lived in the country in Upstate New York and in the whole year did not venture any farther than 20 miles. From New York History Review's "Learning from History" series of printed primary source materials.
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