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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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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from April 1 – 10, 1923

  Apr 1 – Easter Sunday. Cold but plesant. Edith & Hedvig took Helen & Jean down town to see “Jackie Coogan in “Daddy” went & came in Taxi. Martha over to see her mother. Apr 2 – Girls got … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from February 24 – March 26, 1923

  Feb 24 – Finished Helen and Jeans coats. Brown velvet. Jeans made out of Edas suite. Feb 25 – Alice[31] here for dinner stayed about six hours. On her way to Cleveland Deans Convention.[32] Helen and Jean went to … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from January 1 – February 22, 1923

Jan 1 – Claude[1] came home from hospital last night. Miss Bannon the nurse came with him. I am here with them today, also Harold.[2] Claude came to table. Aunt Jennie Barber[3] stoped with us Dec. 29. Went to Kazoo[4] Friday spent today with Ethan … Continue reading

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September 24, 1922 letter to Nancy Brown from Lela Mueller

September 24, 1922 To: Nancy Brown, Kalamazoo, MI From: Lela Mueller, Chicago, IL Lela may go to Davenport with her sister-in-law’s family to see her mother-in-law, whose health is failing. Writes about going to church and how much Helen and Jean … Continue reading

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October 1921 letter to Nancy Brown from Bess Recoschewitz

October 1921[1] To: Nancy Brown From: Bess Recoschewitz Bess writes about going on a picnic with Claude and Edie. She had made some chocolate cream candies and everyone liked them so much that she has decided to start a candy … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s Diary Entries from August 11-16, 1921

Aug 2 – Claude,[1] Eda[2] and I went to Oconomowac Wis had dinner in Milwaukee. Went in new car. “Moon” Curaso[3] died in Naples. Aug 3 – We went to Geneva Lake. Stayed all night. Aug 4 – Home from … Continue reading

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