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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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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 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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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from August 31 – September 30, 1923

Aug 31 – At Wills. Called on Mr & Mrs Ford. Mrs Tierney was there. Sep 1 – Cloudy. Charley Clark came this A.M. stayed all night. Mr Brodrick & Ethan went to Burg for groceries. Henry Ford & Ethan … 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 14, 1922 postcard to Nancy Brown from Mabel Williams

September 14, 1922[1] To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL[2] From: Mabel Williams, Manistique, MI A postcard from Mabel letting Nancy know she arrived in Manistique. She thinks she will like it there once she gets more acquainted. The picture on the … 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 19 – 21, 1921

Aug 19 – Mildred[1] came for Lou[2] & Carol.[3] and Robert went Mable Chaffee[4] here all night. Mildred made pictures of Ethan,[5] Robert,[6] Hannah,[7] Lou, ___ Borden & myself. Aug 20 – Ethan took Mable to Burg,[8] came home. He & I … Continue reading

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August 28, 1920 letter to Nancy Brown from Lela Mueller

August 28, 1920 To: Nancy Brown From: Lela Mueller Writes to her mother about the birth and death of Ruth Kroscher’s baby. Lou’s mother is staying with them for awhile and various relatives have come to visit her. Lou has … Continue reading

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April 14, 1920 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

April 14, 1920 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Hannah’s health is still a concern and Louese isn’t able to help as much as she wants as she is still recovering from the flu. Mildred is … Continue reading

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