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April 2 & 3, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Wednesday, April 2, 1930 Atlantic Ocean Smooth sailing today but not much sunshine, the sky is grey and cloudy. I was so anxious to see the Rock of Gibraltar but the captain announces we will pass it about three or four in the morning. How sad, it […]



March 30, 31 & April 1, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Sunday, March 30, 1930 One the Atlantic Steamship Phrygie I went to sleep last night listening to the loading of the Banaros. The Phrygia left Los Palmas shortly before mid-night. There must have been a storm at sea for the ocean was very rough when we awoke […]



March 27, 28 & 29, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Thursday, March 27, 1930 On board the Phrygie on the Atlantic Ocean 7:00 a. m. The first breakfast bell; I was already up dressing. Took all the time I wanted this morning. 8:15 a. m. Coffee, mild, bread butter, honey and apple jelly. Richard walked on deck […]



March 25 & 26, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Tuesday, March 25 Dakar, Senegal Africa 8:15 a.m. Breakfast of coffee with French bread & butter. Walked to the American Consulate after coffee and waited an hour but Mr. Boyle did not come. We talked to his chief clerk about getting our trunks. They export yearly half […]



March 23 & 24, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Sunday, March 23, 1930 On the train 7:00 a.m. Before we were fully dressed the train stopped at Thies. There were two other men in our compartment besides my husband, but I slept just the same. These African sleepers are anything but private. Pajamas are the style! […]



March 21 & 22, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Friday, March 21, 1930 Baruako, French Sudan The net on our bed was not large enough so we did not rest very well, up at 7:30 a.m. 8:30 Mr. Luce came and took us for a drive in the station wagon to see the sights of the […]



March 18, 19 & 20, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Tuesday March 18, 1930 Bobo-dioulassa Haute-Volta, Africa Put Dad’s arm in hot water again and it seems a little better; he can use the shoulder wrist and fingers freely but not the elbow without pain. All packed ready to start again. This is wonderful to have roast […]



March 16 & 17, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Sunday, March 16, 1930 Bouake, Ivory Coast No room in the hotel. The men slept on the porch and I was to put my road bed in the bathroom. Mr. Frelingh called on two Englishmen and they offered us a bed. They work for an English firm […]



March 14 & 15, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Friday, March 14, 1930 Abidjan, Ivory Coast Up and dressed by 8:00 a. m. Coffee, bread, and oranges in oranges in our rooms. Mr. Platt still has not come. Richard is nervous and restless. He does not like to wait and still it is so important to […]



March 12 & 13, 1930

The Diary of Evelyn Forrest’s Trip to Palestine Wednesday, March 12, 1930 4:00 a.m. called – Breakfast and prayers over started 6:00 a.m. from Divo. 7:30 a.m. we reached Tiassale – 35 miles. Reached Abidjan 11:45 a.m. and had dinner at the Hotel de Commerce. [We were] granted an audience with the governor at 4:00 […]



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