Monthly Archives: October 2016

February 13, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

February 13, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI Updates Nancy on various friends and neighbors. Complains of how Harry Streator can have so much and they have only what others give to them. Wednesday 7:50 … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries for January 8 & 10 and January 30, 1924 letter to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

I went to Claudes[10] Jan 8″ in the evening. Claude brought me home Friday morning the 11″. Edith and Hedwig Sissle[11] moved from home to the Hayes Hotel Thursday the 10″ [Jan. 10, 1924]. They came here to live with … Continue reading

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January 7, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Wilma Keith

January 7, 1924 To: Nancy Brown From: Wilma Keith, Shelbyville, MI She will be writing to someone in Chicago once a week to keep track of everyone. All are feeling fine there; weather is very cold but sunny. Presumes the … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s January 1, 1924 diary entry and January 3, 1924 letter to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

New Years 1924[1] – Lela[2] Elgin with Lou[3]. Dodo[4] up to the house to see to fire and look after candy. Robert[5] & Joe[6] went up in aftern. All came back to Bessies[7] for 6 P.M. Goose dinner. Lela also … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from December 22 – 31, 1923

Dec 22 – Candy. Candy. Candy. Dec 23 – Girls working night & day. Dorothy here helping. Robert, Joe & Willard delivering. I went home with Dodo to night about 11 P.M. She & Joe put up and trimed their … Continue reading

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December 12, 1923 postcard to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

December 12, 1923  To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL A postcard with general news. Dec 12“ 1923 Dear brother & sister Has rained steady all day. Am afraid our nice weather will take … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from December 11 – 12, 1923

Dec 11 – Lela down town all day. Came home tired out & about sick. Dec 12 – Rainy. Raining this A.M. Kept it up all day. An other letter from Cousin Edna.[141] Sent order for 13 lbs Christmas candy. … Continue reading

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