Tag Archives: Claude Brown

Nancy Brown’s diary entries from November 26 – December 10, 1923

Nov 26 – Dodos 20th birthday. Lela, me, Helen, Jean, Claude, Eda, Will, Lizzie, & Joe and his mother, Carrie & Willard to Bessies for the evening. I stayed all night. Julius in Madison. Miss Ludd left this P.M. Nov … 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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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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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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July 8, 1923 letter to Nancy Brown from Ethan Keith

July 8, 1923   To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Ethan Keith, Kalamazoo, MI Is sending a birthday card to Nancy, but it will be a day late. Has sent potatoes to the girls but doesn’t think they will like them … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from June 8 – 21, 1923

  Jun 8 – Cloudy. Lela about used up. Went to see Dr Roberts. Had lunch with Bess. Bess came home with her. Carrie came. She and Bess made candy. Willard and his father came for the girls. Ray and … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from April 12 – 30, 1923

Apr 12 – Bess & Carrie here. Worked alone with candy. Lela cleaned house. Miss Gorden gave Helen her music lesson. Stayed here to dinner. Apr 13 – The three girls makeing candy. I went down town, had lunch with … Continue reading

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