Monthly Archives: March 2016

Nancy Brown’s diary entries from September 11 – 20, 1921

Sep 11 – Guy Summer and family and Mrs Barber called on way to Oak Grove.[1] Also Mr and Mrs ___. Sep 12 – I washed. Ethan[2] to Burg. Got hair cut, groceries and oven Bess[3] sent. Sep 13 – … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from September 6 – 10, 1921

  Sep 6 – Helen & Jean[1] to school. Jeans first day. Robert[2] and Martha[3] in High S. Robert “Lake View” Martha “Senn.”[4] Floyd & Mildred[5] came 7-30 P.M. Earl B–[6] buried. Sep 7 – Hannah[7] & Mrs Barber[8] went … Continue reading

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September 5, 1921 letter to Nancy Brown from Lela Mueller

September 5, 1921[1] To: Nancy Brown, Kalamazoo, MI From: Lela Mueller, Chicago, IL She tried to keep Lou from going to Davenport, but he was so anxious to go and to take Jean that she thought it might be good … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s Diary Entries from September 3 – 5, 1921

Sep 3 – 3.30 P.M. Earl Briggs hung him self. Mr Dee[1] married. Lou and Jean[2] went to Davenport.[3] Lela,[4] Helen,[5] Dodo[6] & Martha[7] to farm with Will and Lizzie.[8] Sep 4 – Aunt Jenie Barber came this eve. Will … Continue reading

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September 3, 1921 letter to Nancy Brown from Kate Crawford

September 3, 1921 To: Nancy Brown From: Kate Crawford, Lake Mills, WI Kate describes events prior to her trip to Wisconsin and her arrival at Erinside Beach at Lake Mills, Wisconsin. This letter was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family … Continue reading

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September 2, 1921 letter to Nancy Brown from Bess Recoschewitz

September 2, 1921[1]  To: Nancy Brown From: Bess Recoschewitz General news about family and neighbors. Lou is feeling better so he and Jean are going to Davenport. Bob was sick so won’t be able to go on his hiking trip. … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s Diary Entries from August 31 – September 2, 1921

Aug 31 – Robert[1] left Shelbyville[2] on 8. A.M. train for home. Sep 2 – Ethan[3] went to Kzoo[4] to see the old engine & train, the “De Witt Clinton.” [1] Nancy’s son, Robert Recoschewitz [2] Shelbyville, Michigan, where Bob … Continue reading

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August 30, 1921 letter to Lela Mueller from Kate Crawford

August 30, 1921 To: Lela Mueller From: Kate Crawford, Lake Mills, WI Kate describes her arrival at Lake Mills, Wisconsin. She will have some fixing up to do to make the cottage home-like. This letter was originally posted to the … Continue reading

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August 29, 1921 letter to Nancy Brown from Lela Mueller

August 29, 1921                                To: Nancy Brown, Kalamazoo, MI From: Lela Mueller, Chicago, IL Mr. Dee is getting married and has packed his trunks, given the kids lots of stuff and gave her and Lou a photo of himself in uniform. … Continue reading

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August 28, 1921 letter to Nancy Brown from Bess Recoschewitz

August 28, 1921 To: Nancy Brown, Kalamazoo, MI From: Bess Recoschewitz, Chicago, IL Explains why her weekly letter was late this time. General news about family and friends.   Sunday 11 A.M. Dear ones All: Just as I started to … Continue reading

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