Author Archives: Barb Triphahn

September 10, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from LaVerne Boyer

September 10, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: LaVerne Boyer, Shelbyville, MI LaVerne’s 40th birthday. She received many nice gifts. Mildred likes her rooms. Carol stayed with her for a few nights. Mamma would like to visit Mildred but … Continue reading

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September 2, 1924 letter to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

September 2, 1924  To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Nancy is writing her brother and sister to let them know that the family arrived home safely from their visit to them along with … Continue reading

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August 30, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Helen Mueller

August 30, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Helen Mueller, Galesburg, MI On the way to the Sand Dunes on Michigan Avenue, they saw a girl who threw up behind the taxi she was riding in. At the dunes, … Continue reading

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August 9, 1924 letter to Ethan Keith and Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

August 9, 1924 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Crystal Lake, IL She has had trouble with her eyes so hasn’t been able to sew or read. She keeps them covered a good deal and … Continue reading

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August 8, 1924 letter to Jean Mueller from Nancy Brown

August 8, 1924 To: Jean Mueller From: Nancy Brown, Crystal Lake, IL Nancy is sending birthday wishes to her granddaughter, Jean, who turned nine years old, and letting her know she is sorry she couldn’t be with her on her … Continue reading

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July 1, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

July 1, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI Her teeth are a little better but they “grumble and are sore all the time.” She needs new teeth, but doesn’t have the money, or a way … Continue reading

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June 24, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

June 24, 1924 To: Nancy Brown From: Hannah Towne General news about the neighbors. Tuesday 8:20 A.M. June 24 – 1924 Dear sister and all – It is raining hard and has most all night – dont know when Ethen[1] … Continue reading

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May 22, 1924 letter to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

May 22, 1924 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Describes Dorothy’s wedding dress that Bess is making. Claude and Eda will give the wedding. She and Dorothy are going to the flat tomorrow … Continue reading

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May 12, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

May 12, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI Recalls the recent visit Nancy and others made to Michigan and how lonesome she is now. Writes a great deal about a visit that Addie Fullerton made … Continue reading

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May 7, 1924 letter to Jean Mueller from Lela Mueller

May 7, 1924 To: Jean Mueller From: Lela Mueller Lela is writing to her daughter, Jean, who is visiting relatives in Michigan. She was going to go shopping with her other daughter, Helen, but Helen started crying because she missed … Continue reading

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