Tag Archives: Bess (Brown) Recoschewitz

December 6, 1906 letter to the Keith family from Louese Harris

Date: December 6, 1901 To: Keith Family From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Writes about how lazy her brother-in-law, Jay, is and also about their boarder, Doc Boyer, who has been boarding with them for three years and owes them nearly … Continue reading

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June 12, 1901 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Brown

June 12, 1901                              To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI                 From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Writes how everything is so strange and nothing is right since Henry’s death. It has been three weeks since he … Continue reading

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May 20, 1901 letter to Sarah Keith from Nancy Brown

May 20, 1901 To: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Nancy is quite concerned about her husband Hank’s continuing illness. The doctor is uncertain as to the cause, but thinks Hank is suffering from fever with strong … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries for 1901

Nancy’s handwriting is extremely hard to read, especially names. Scan of 1901 Diary of Nancy Brown Apr 10 – Lou & Mildred[1] to Pas[2] to day. Apr 11 – Aaron[3] came to Jims[4] to day. Apr 13 – Pedro club[5] … Continue reading

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1901 Diary of Bess Brown

Scan of 1901 Diary of Bess Brown IDENTIFICATION MY NAME IS Bess Brown MY ADDRESS IS 736 Hoyne ave Chicago, Ill. IN CASE OF ACCIDENT OR SERIOUS ILLNESS PLEASE NOTIFY J. Recoschewitz 659 N. Robey st. [This was crossed out … Continue reading

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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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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 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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