Category Archives: 1900 Letters

November 30, 1909 postcard to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

November 30, 1909 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Louese Harris, Galesburg, MI Postcard from Louese who is apparently staying with Hannah who got hurt four weeks ago and is in a lot of pain and unable to do her … Continue reading

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September 30, 1909 letter to Cora Keith from Winifred Keith

September 30, 1909 To: Cora Keith, Shelbyville, MI From: Winifred Keith, Chicago, IL She has been having her share of accidents. She ran a safety pin in her thumb and it has been very painful. Aunt Lizzy put some soap … Continue reading

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September 29, 1909 postcard to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

September 29, 1909 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Postcard letting her know that she hasn’t written sooner as she has been busy with pickling and canning. Scan of 1909-09-29 Louese Harris to Nancy Brown Shelbyville … Continue reading

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August 19, 1909 postcard to Nancy Brown from Claude Brown

August 19, 1909 To: Nancy Brown, Wilmette, IL From: Claude Brown, Kalamazoo, MI A postcard from Claude (which is embellished with his artwork) to his mother, who apparently was staying at his house while they were visiting family in Michigan. … Continue reading

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June 9, 1909 postcard to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

June 9, 1909 To: Nancy Brown From: Hannah Towne Postcard letting Nancy know that she was so busy she didn’t have time to write but will next week. Scan of 1909-06-09 Hannah Towne to Nancy Brown Dear Sister E–[1] is … Continue reading

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May 21, 1909 postcard to Dorothy Recoschewitz from Louese Harris

May 21, 1909 To: Dorothy Recoschewitz, Chicago, IL From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Walter fell in the wood house at school and broke his right arm above and below the elbow joint and crushed the elbow joint so that a … Continue reading

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April 23, 1909 letter to Oscar & Mary Ann Keith from Glenn Keith

April 23, 1909 To: Oscar & Mary Ann Keith From: Glenn Keith, Greenville, MS Bought a typewriter and was writing this letter on it. He has opened up a furniture store last Tuesday and describes the layout. Scan of 1909-04-23 … Continue reading

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January 21, 1909 letter to Ethan Keith and Hannah Towne from Lela Brown

January 21, 1909     To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne From: Lela Brown, Chicago, IL One of their boarders left so now she has her own room. Is sending a dollar to Ethan for his birthday. Scan of 1909-01-21 Lela Brown … Continue reading

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December 2, 1908 letter to Cora Keith from Nancy Brown

December 2, 1908 To: Cora Keith, Shelbyville, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Is thanking them for the food they sent and recounting the visit they had with Jim, Walter and Mr. Pratt. Scan of 1908-12-02 Nancy Brown to Cora … Continue reading

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October 10, 1908 postcard to Nancy Brown from Leone Harris

October 10, 1908 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Leone Harris, Shelbyville, MI Postcard with a picture of “Brown Block” on reverse side. Scan of 1908-10-10 Leone Harris to Nancy Brown Do you recognize this building on the other side. … Continue reading

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