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December 12, 1901 letter to Louese Harris from Sarah Keith

December 12, 1901 To: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI From: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI Edie will be coming for Christmas and Nancy is hoping to send Christmas presents with her. She writes to Mildred that Ethan brought a kitten without a tail … Continue reading

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November 5, 1901 letter to Louese Harris from Sarah Keith

November 5, 1901    To: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI From: Sarah Keith, Galesburg, MI Update on family and neighbors. Scan of 1901-11-05 Sarah Keith to Louese Harris Galesburg Nov 5 1901 Dear Lou and family Wed eve Ethen and Hannah[1] have gone … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries for 1901

Nancy’s handwriting is extremely hard to read, especially names. Scan of 1901 Diary of Nancy Brown Apr 10 – Lou & Mildred[1] to Pas[2] to day. Apr 11 – Aaron[3] came to Jims[4] to day. Apr 13 – Pedro club[5] … Continue reading

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September 10, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from LaVerne Boyer

September 10, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: LaVerne Boyer, Shelbyville, MI LaVerne’s 40th birthday. She received many nice gifts. Mildred likes her rooms. Carol stayed with her for a few nights. Mamma would like to visit Mildred but … Continue reading

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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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May 6, 1924 letter to Dorothy Rocoschewitz, Joseph Langmayer & Robert Recoschewitz

May 6, 1924 To: Dorothy Recoschewitz, Joe Langmayer & Bob Recoschewitz From: Bess Recoschewitz Was waiting for Alice and Carrie & Will to arrive. Auntie wanted things to be just so for company. She didn’t think Alice was any smarter … Continue reading

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April 17, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

April 17, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Has been trying to write letters but there have been several interruptions as well as her neuritis which kept her from writing. Recounts various visitors they have … Continue reading

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April 6, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

April 6, 1924 To: Nancy Brown From: Hannah Towne More news about Carrie Barber; she was taken to the hospital and is to have an operation tomorrow morning for gall stones. There is so much work for herself and Ethan … Continue reading

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April 3, 1924 letter to Hannah Towne & Ethan Keith from Louese Harris

April 3, 1924 To: Hannah Towne & Ethan Keith From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Louese is filling in her sister and brother on family and neighborhood news. Mildred and Fred will be going on their wedding trip the last part … Continue reading

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February 28, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

February 28, 1924 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI Writes about how she has told different people about the candy business and how much every one enjoys the candy. Wishes Bess lived closer to Lela so … Continue reading

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