Category Archives: 1923 Letters

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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December 10, 1923 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

December 10, 1923 To: Nancy Brown From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Writes about Mildred and Fred’s marriage. Jim has been very sick and Walter and Dorothy have had to come over every morning to do the chores before Walter goes … Continue reading

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November 23, 1923 letter to Ethan Keith and Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

November 23, 1923 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne From: Nancy Brown Nancy is writing to her brother and sister and enclosing a letter she received from her son, Claude. She writes that Mildred and Fred are getting married Saturday. … Continue reading

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October 24, 1923 letter to Ethan Keith and Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

October 24, 1923 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL They ordered 250 candy boxes with the new name of “Nancy Keith.” Business is picking up and the girls made 150 pounds since last … Continue reading

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August 5, 1923 letter to Nancy Brown from Edith Sissle

August 5, 1923 To: Nancy Brown, Kalamazoo, MI From: Edith Sissle, Chicago, IL Is thanking Nancy for the birthday gift and apologizes for the lateness of this thank you. Chicago, Sunday August 5. 1923. Dear Mrs. Brown: Your charming attentions … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from July 18 – August 4, 1923

Jul 18 – Cortland Reese[100] married. Bess went to Claudes & decorated cake for wedding. Got over home about five. She & Lela made candy. Worked till 11-45 P.M. I went home with her in taxi. Jul 19 – Bess … Continue reading

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July 17, 1923 postcard to Ethan Keith from Nancy Brown

July 17, 1923 To: Ethan Keith, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Hasn’t heard from anyone and Dorothy is afraid that they don’t want them to come for a visit; however, Nancy said if that were the case someone … Continue reading

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