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Van de Heuvel (Augusta Papers), 21.08-23.10.1893

    This fonds contains letters written by Augusta Van den Heuvel to Valerie Couvent during her trip to the United States with her husband Jules Van den Heuvel, between August and November 1893. The Van den Heuvel couple visited several cities such as Washington, New York, Chicago, Portland, San Francisco, as well as the World’s Fair in Chicago. In her correspondence, A. Van den Heuvel shares her impressions of the « Americans, the high cost of living, the presence of people of colour in the cities, and the habits of waiters in restaurants.

    Original source name : Van de Heuvel (Papiers Augusta), 21.08-23.10.1893
    English translation : Van de Heuvel (Augusta Papers), 21.08-23.10.1893
    Creator : personal fonds
    Document- type 1 : correspondence
    Reference number : AVB Collection des archives privées 495
    Language(s) : French
    Geographical coverage : Belgium
    Time range : 19thc.
    Year(s) : 1893
    Theme 1 : experience of migration
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    Archive name : Archives de la ville de Bruxelles
    Archive name (English) : Archives of the City of Brussels
    Archive address : Rue des Tanneurs, 65 - 1000 Bruxelles
    City : Bruxelles
    Country : Belgium
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