Monthly Archives: May 2016

July 8, 1923 letter to Nancy Brown from Ethan Keith

July 8, 1923   To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Ethan Keith, Kalamazoo, MI Is sending a birthday card to Nancy, but it will be a day late. Has sent potatoes to the girls but doesn’t think they will like them … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from July 4 – 7, 1923

Jul 4 – A very rainy 4th. Dodo, Joe and an other couple went to Palatine. Misquetoes & heat drove them home. Joe had fire works for the children. Lela, Johana, Anna & Bob went to see Lou. He seemed … Continue reading

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July 1923 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

July 1923[1]   To: Nancy Brown From: Louese Harris Received and thanked Nancy for her birthday card. Carol had her hair bobbed and they all feel bad about it. Now Louise wants to have hers bobbed. They don’t need to send … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from June 22 to July 3, 1923

Jun 22 – Very hot. Lela and Lous 11“ wedding aniversary. Lela and Bess gone see Lou at St. Marys Hill. Girls home early. Lela stopped to see Dr Roberts. Lou very rebelious, wants to come home. Claude and Eda … Continue reading

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June 21, 1923 letter to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

June 21, 1923 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Another update on Lou’s condition. He wants to come home but they could not take care of him. The Ravenswood Manor Association has offered … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from June 8 – 21, 1923

  Jun 8 – Cloudy. Lela about used up. Went to see Dr Roberts. Had lunch with Bess. Bess came home with her. Carrie came. She and Bess made candy. Willard and his father came for the girls. Ray and … Continue reading

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June 8, 1923 letter to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

June 8, 1923 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL They are all upset about Lou having to go to the sanitarium but it is a relief as they had to watch and worry … Continue reading

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