Irene Dobbs’ European Travel Diary, vol. 5

From March 7th to May 8th, 1952, John Wesley Dobbs and his wife Irene traveled throughout Europe to visit with their daughter Mattiwilda.  It was the couple’s first trip to the continent.  Irene Dobbs’ travel diary records their experiences as they toured France, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, Holland, and England.

Monday, April 28, 1952
Still in Holland, Irene’s birthday was celebrated with tulips and a visit to the Hague to introduce themselves to a family of a prominent Dutch Masons.

Click on the images to read Irene's entries.

Click on the images to read Irene’s entries.

Friday, May 2, 1952
The Dobbs’ European excursion concluded in London, where they made daily sightseeing tours despite the rainy, cloudy weather.


Previous diary entries:

Diary entry: vol. 1
Diary entry: vol. 2
Diary entry: vol. 3
Diary entry: vol. 4

Posted by Kristin E. Wanek

(Images from the John Wesley Dobbs Family papers.  May not be reproduced without permission.)


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