Monthly Archives: April 2016

Nancy Brown’s diary entries from April 1 – 10, 1923

  Apr 1 – Easter Sunday. Cold but plesant. Edith & Hedvig took Helen & Jean down town to see “Jackie Coogan in “Daddy” went & came in Taxi. Martha over to see her mother. Apr 2 – Girls got … Continue reading

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April 1, 1923 letter to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

April 1, 1923 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL General news. Parts of the letter seem to be answers to questions posed in Hannah’s last letter to Nancy. Sunday eve April 1st 23 … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from March 28 – 31, 1923

Mar 28 – Cold. Three girls very busy. Bess here nights. Edith and Hedvig told Lela they were going to look for an other place. Mrs Lueders here this evening. Daisy had a nice heifer calf this morning so Hannah … Continue reading

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March 27, 1923 letter to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

March 27, 1923 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Nancy is sending some vegetables and eggs. The girls are busy every minute. Bess goes home late at night which worries Nancy. This letter … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from February 24 – March 26, 1923

  Feb 24 – Finished Helen and Jeans coats. Brown velvet. Jeans made out of Edas suite. Feb 25 – Alice[31] here for dinner stayed about six hours. On her way to Cleveland Deans Convention.[32] Helen and Jean went to … Continue reading

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Nancy Keith Candies

This history of Nancy Keith Candies  was originally posted to the Crawford/Comfort Family Letters blog and can be read here.

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February 23, 1923 letter to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

February 23, 1923 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Writes how she has been muddled for over a week and at times things seem to be a blank. Reports on how the candy … Continue reading

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February 22, 1923 letter to Nancy Brown from Jim and Cora Keith

 February 22, 1923 To: Nancy Brown From: Jim & Cora Keith, Shelbyville, MI Jim and Cora both write thanking Nancy for the candy they sent.  Jim has been troubled with asthma all winter long but is now taking some medicine … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from January 1 – February 22, 1923

Jan 1 – Claude[1] came home from hospital last night. Miss Bannon the nurse came with him. I am here with them today, also Harold.[2] Claude came to table. Aunt Jennie Barber[3] stoped with us Dec. 29. Went to Kazoo[4] Friday spent today with Ethan … Continue reading

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October 1922 letter to Jean Mueller from Helen Mueller

October 1922 To: Jean Mueller From: Helen Mueller, Galesburg, MI Helen is writing to her sister Jean about spending time with relatives in Michigan and tells about all the letters she has written. When she comes home she will tell … Continue reading

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