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February 29, 1924 letter to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

February 29, 1924 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Writes about Lou’s condition and how a recent visit from his sister Alice and his mother upset him so much that the nurse had … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries for January 8 & 10 and January 30, 1924 letter to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

I went to Claudes[10] Jan 8″ in the evening. Claude brought me home Friday morning the 11″. Edith and Hedwig Sissle[11] moved from home to the Hayes Hotel Thursday the 10″ [Jan. 10, 1924]. They came here to live with … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from December 22 – 31, 1923

Dec 22 – Candy. Candy. Candy. Dec 23 – Girls working night & day. Dorothy here helping. Robert, Joe & Willard delivering. I went home with Dodo to night about 11 P.M. She & Joe put up and trimed their … 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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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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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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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from July 12 – 17, 1923

Jul 12 – Cleaning house. Sygna Youngs[?] helped ½ day. Will and Lizzie to Mich to day. Martha cant work at until she gets birth certificate. Jul 13 – I went don town got a hat light and dark brown, … Continue reading

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