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May 19, 1912 letter to James & Cora Keith from Nancy Brown

May 19, 1912 To: James & Cora Keith, Shelbyville, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL These are sad anniversary days for Nancy as it has been 11 years since her husband, Hank, died. Lela is going to be married soon, … Continue reading

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January 21, 1909 letter to Ethan Keith and Hannah Towne from Lela Brown

January 21, 1909     To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne From: Lela Brown, Chicago, IL One of their boarders left so now she has her own room. Is sending a dollar to Ethan for his birthday. Scan of 1909-01-21 Lela Brown … Continue reading

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December 2, 1908 letter to Cora Keith from Nancy Brown

December 2, 1908 To: Cora Keith, Shelbyville, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Is thanking them for the food they sent and recounting the visit they had with Jim, Walter and Mr. Pratt. Scan of 1908-12-02 Nancy Brown to Cora … Continue reading

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October 10, 1908 postcard to Nancy Brown from Leone Harris

October 10, 1908 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Leone Harris, Shelbyville, MI Postcard with a picture of “Brown Block” on reverse side. Scan of 1908-10-10 Leone Harris to Nancy Brown Do you recognize this building on the other side. … Continue reading

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August 10, 1907 letter to Nancy Brown from Hannah Towne

August 10, 1907 To: Nancy Brown From: Hannah Towne Writes that she has not been well as her side and back hurt so bad and also of the visitors they have had lately. The rest of the letter deals with … 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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May 7, 1924 letter to Jean Mueller from Lela Mueller

May 7, 1924 To: Jean Mueller From: Lela Mueller Lela is writing to her daughter, Jean, who is visiting relatives in Michigan. She was going to go shopping with her other daughter, Helen, but Helen started crying because she missed … Continue reading

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April 25, 1924 letter to Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

April 25, 1924 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne From: Nancy Brown It was a shock to hear that Charl was gone. She was sorry for Cora and also Helen, who will miss him more than Cora. If Ras was … 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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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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