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August 9, 1924 letter to Ethan Keith and Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

August 9, 1924 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Crystal Lake, IL She has had trouble with her eyes so hasn’t been able to sew or read. She keeps them covered a good deal and … Continue reading

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July 1, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

July 1, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI Her teeth are a little better but they “grumble and are sore all the time.” She needs new teeth, but doesn’t have the money, or a way … Continue reading

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June 24, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

June 24, 1924 To: Nancy Brown From: Hannah Towne General news about the neighbors. Tuesday 8:20 A.M. June 24 – 1924 Dear sister and all – It is raining hard and has most all night – dont know when Ethen[1] … Continue reading

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May 22, 1924 letter to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

May 22, 1924 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Describes Dorothy’s wedding dress that Bess is making. Claude and Eda will give the wedding. She and Dorothy are going to the flat tomorrow … Continue reading

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December 12, 1923 postcard to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

December 12, 1923  To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL A postcard with general news. Dec 12“ 1923 Dear brother & sister Has rained steady all day. Am afraid our nice weather will take … Continue reading

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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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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 October 2 – 25, 1923

Oct 2 – Winifred and Wilma came on 1-15 P.M. train. Met me at Fields. Claude stayed and had lunch with us. They brought three chickens, box of Coras cookies, backet of peaches. Oct 3 – We stayed home. Girls … Continue reading

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February 22, 1923 letter to Nancy Brown from Jim and Cora Keith

 February 22, 1923 To: Nancy Brown From: Jim & Cora Keith, Shelbyville, MI Jim and Cora both write thanking Nancy for the candy they sent.  Jim has been troubled with asthma all winter long but is now taking some medicine … Continue reading

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March 23, 1920 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

March 23, 1920 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Have been sick with the flu and have not been able to keep up with their work. Now the sitting room ceiling needs to have the plaster … Continue reading

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