Monthly Archives: February 2016

July 15, 1920 letter to Nancy Brown from Willis Brown

July 15, 1920 To: Nancy Brown From: Willis Brown Has been out to his farm in Wood Dale to harvest vegetables. They have built a screen porch onto the shack. Writes about his sons and their cars and sounds like … Continue reading

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June 17, 1920 letter to Nancy Brown from Kate Crawford

June 17, 1920 To: Nancy Brown, Kalamazoo, MI From: Kate Crawford, Chicago, IL Kate writes that they are a good ways off from being settled. The bottom fell out of the money bag, so she and Hiram must wait. Tomorrow … Continue reading

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April 14, 1920 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

April 14, 1920 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Hannah’s health is still a concern and Louese isn’t able to help as much as she wants as she is still recovering from the flu. Mildred is … Continue reading

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April 6, 1920 letter to James Keith from Minnie Crawford

Tells of her brother Smyth Crooks’ death and funeral and encloses the newspaper clipping of his obituary. Also mentions that her sister Sarah’s husband died about six weeks earlier.  This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters blog … Continue reading

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March 23, 1920 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

March 23, 1920 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Have been sick with the flu and have not been able to keep up with their work. Now the sitting room ceiling needs to have the plaster … Continue reading

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February 7, 1920 letter to James Keith from Ethan Keith

February 7, 1920 To: James Keith From: Ethan Keith, Kalamazoo, MI Is enclosing $21.00 and would like Jim to pay Mrs. Pratt the interest that is due. They are well and haven’t had the flu that many others have had. … Continue reading

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