Monthly Archives: November 2021

October 7, 1906 letter to Nancy Brown from Claude Brown

October 7, 1906 To: Nancy Brown From: Claude Brown Is the first time he has written from their new house. Has been unusually busy but hopes to take 10 days’ vacation starting the last part of the week. Scan of … Continue reading

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September 16, 1906 letter to Louese Harris from Dexa Harris

September 16, 1906 To: Louese Harris From: Dexa Harris, Sacramento, CA Writes about a vacation she took to various cities in California. Her brother and sister-in-law will be leaving for Vermont next week and will stop in to see Louese. … Continue reading

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April 29, 1906 letter to Louese Harris from Dexa Harris

April 29, 1906 To: Louese Harris From: Dexa Harris, Sacramento, CA Follow-up regarding the earthquake and especially regarding Isabelle’s teacher’s experience. Also writes that she is engaged, but she likes her job and her freedom. Scan of 1906-04-29 Dexa Harris … Continue reading

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April 25, 1906 postcard from Henry Keith to Louese Harris

April 25, 1906 To: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI From: Henry Keith, Berkeley, CA A postcard letting her know he was alright but badly frightened by the earthquake. Scan of 1906-04-25 Henry Keith to Louese Harris Berkeley Spruce St 1402 Dear … Continue reading

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April 20, 1906 postcard to Louese Harris from Dexa Harris

April 20, 1906 To: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI From: Dexa Harris, Sacramento, CA A postcard letting them know Nettie’s husband is safe. Scan of 1906-04-20 Dexa Harris to Louese Harris 1213½ 9th, Sac. Cal.   4-20-06 Dear Lou: We received a … Continue reading

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1906 San Francisco Earthquake

The next three posts that I will be posting are all in relation to the April 18, 1906 San Francisco earthquake. If you would like to watch some interesting old movies showing the aftermath of that earthquake, here are a … Continue reading

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