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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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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from October 26 – November 9, 1923

Oct 26 – Lela gone to Sycamore to night. Lela went to Sycamore this A.M. goes to Davenport. Miss Gordon, Helens music teacher, fell in Lake Mich about 6-30 p.m. was rescued. Oct 28 – Dodo and I had such … 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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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from July 4 – 7, 1923

Jul 4 – A very rainy 4th. Dodo, Joe and an other couple went to Palatine. Misquetoes & heat drove them home. Joe had fire works for the children. Lela, Johana, Anna & Bob went to see Lou. He seemed … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from June 22 to July 3, 1923

Jun 22 – Very hot. Lela and Lous 11“ wedding aniversary. Lela and Bess gone see Lou at St. Marys Hill. Girls home early. Lela stopped to see Dr Roberts. Lou very rebelious, wants to come home. Claude and Eda … Continue reading

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