"Dawson Diaries, Volume I" depicts Anita's life from 1929 through 1951 in Richland, Indiana. These poignant and often humorous stories are based on family diaries as well as memories and tales told to Anita while growing up.
If you are interested in finding out more about your ancestors, this book provides an index of over 700 family names of local residents and stories about them which could be the piece to your missing puzzle of relatives and your family tree.
If you are interested in an historical glimpse of life in a small Indiana town during the early 1900s, this publication dives deep into the first-hand experiences of events during the Great Depression. It also provides a fascinating biography of Anita's life as a champion professional softball pitcher on a Mid-West Women's Softball Team that travelled internationally.