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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, pg 36, November 25, 1917; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, pg 36, November 25, 1917; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches; Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

Nov – 25 -

     The strange-ness of railroad yards = north from Youngstown – A straight line snow – pale woods dense swamps – scrawny stumps + elm trees – the old Thanksgiving mood commences – fence posts + dead weeds have a strange look –

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     At Jefferson by early Dusk – The (scribbled out) church with sharp silver for a steeple – broad street lined wth elms – more quaint churches – a feeling of New England + remoteness (the church in the Dell) – on answering a mans salutation my own voice seems strange + out of place –

     The telegraph harp –

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     At Sherwoods (sic) – the wonderful old fashioned interior – the cold white light from a lamp above on the teakettle – ticktock (sic) of clock - 

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  • Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, October 8, 1917 - January 11, 1918; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches; Image courtesy of the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives

    Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Volume 31, October 8, 1917 - January 11, 1918; deconstructed notebook pages pasted into commercially made composition notebook, 7 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches; Image courtesy of the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives