October 29, 2022

Goldie Grace Tranbarger Copple, 1880?-1945 [RG5553.AM]


RG5553.AM: Goldie Grace Tranbarger Copple, 1880?-1945

Letter, photographs: 1915
Fullerton, Nance County, Neb.:
Size: 1 item; 123 pages


The collection consists of a 123 page letter written by Grace Copple as a Christmas present for her father. The letter provides a detailed description of an automobile trip taken by Grace, her husband Plenna, and several friends from Fullerton, Nebraska to the World’s Fair in San Francisco, California in 1915. Much of the letter describes weather conditions, geography, and mechanical difficulties experienced throughout the trip. Picture postcards and photographs taken during the trip are pasted throughout the letter.

Note: The original manuscript is restricted for preservation. Researchers are asked to use the reference photocopy.

See our Digital Collections portal for a digitized copy of the diary.


Subject headings:

Arizona — Description and Travel
Automobile — Travel — United States
California — Description and travel
Colorado — Description and travel
Copple, Grace (Goldie Grace Tranbarger), 1880?-1945
Copple, Plenna
Fullerton (Neb.)
Nebraska — Description and travel
Panama Pacific International Exposition (1915)
Parks — United States — National Parks
San Diego (Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)
Texas — Description and travel


TMM 03-03-2006
Revised 10-30-2009 TMM

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