Category Archives: 1920 Letters

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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March 10, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Edna Tullar

Edna Tullar is making arrangements to purchase a box of candy from her cousins. She is certain that her nephew, Robert Carlson, will love the candies more than anything else. She is also updating her cousin on the activities of … Continue reading

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November 11, 1923 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

November 11, 1923 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI Writes about the fire at the Gates’ farm which killed Will Schuyler. Some think it was an accident, but others think it was suicide. Will’s wife, Ina, … Continue reading

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December 1, 1920 letter to Nancy Brown from Ethan Keith

December 1, 1920  To: Nancy Brown From: Ethan Keith, Kalamazoo, MI Ethan has received word from his sister of his Uncle Hiram’s death. He is expressing sadness that “… we will not see him again in this life. It’s hard … Continue reading

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November 2, 1920 letter to Nancy Brown from Lela Mueller

November 2, 1920 To: Nancy Brown, Kalamazoo, MI From: Lela Mueller, Chicago, IL Aunt Lizzie expected to take June to St. Louis but Lida fell and sprained her ankle so they won’t go. Had a “queer deal” from Harry Crawford. … Continue reading

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October 26, 1920 letter to Nancy Brown from Lela Mueller

October 26, 1920 To: Nancy Brown, Kalamazoo, MI From: Lela Mueller, Chicago, IL Has been very busy. Had wanted to put off Jean’s birthday party until Nancy came home, but decides not to wait any longer. Katie’s unborn baby has … Continue reading

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October 19, 1920 letter to Nancy Brown from Lela Mueller

October 19, 1920 To: Nancy Brown From: Lela Mueller Writes about Jean telling them she was the smartest one in class but the teacher “doesn’t know it.” Also sent some of Helen’s school papers and wrote about how they learn … Continue reading

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September 8, 1920 letter to Nancy Brown from Ruth Kroscher

September 8, 1920 To: Nancy Brown, Galesburg, MI From: Ruth Kroscher, Chicago, IL Thanks her aunt for her comforting letter after the death of her baby. Dear Aunt Nan Your letter was such a comfort and help to us. Noone … Continue reading

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August 28, 1920 letter to Nancy Brown from Lela Mueller

August 28, 1920 To: Nancy Brown From: Lela Mueller Writes to her mother about the birth and death of Ruth Kroscher’s baby. Lou’s mother is staying with them for awhile and various relatives have come to visit her. Lou has … Continue reading

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