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May 21, 1909 postcard to Dorothy Recoschewitz from Louese Harris

May 21, 1909 To: Dorothy Recoschewitz, Chicago, IL From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Walter fell in the wood house at school and broke his right arm above and below the elbow joint and crushed the elbow joint so that a … 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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September 29, 1907 letter to Cora Keith from Nellie Gascoigne

September 29, 1907 To: Cora Keith, Shelbyville, MI From: Nellie Gascoigne, Chicago, IL Nellie was glad to hear from Cora once more. Would like to see Cora’s baby. Would like to see them if they ever came back to Chicago. … Continue reading

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March 3, 1907 letter to Nancy Brown from Jim Keith

March 3, 1907 To: Nancy Brown From: Jim Keith, Shelbyville, MI Writes of how he will try to send her the money that he owes her. He is not going to raise potatoes any more as he failed at doing … Continue reading

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April 28, 1905 letter to James Keith from John Heiner

April 28, 1905 To: James Keith, Shelbyville, MI From: John Z. Heiner, Chicago, IL Nancy has a badly cut hand which she received from one of Bess’ stepsons. He was sent to Reform School because of it. The rest of … Continue reading

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September 30, 1904 letter to James Keith from Ray Keith

September 30, 1904 To: James Keith, Shelbyville, MI From: Ray Keith, Ithaca, NY Ray is attending school at Cornell and was able to find very good accommodations and also a job waiting tables earning $3.50 per week, working less than … Continue reading

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October 5, 1902 letter to Nancy Brown from Louese Harris

October 5, 1902 To: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL From: Louese Harris, Shelbyville, MI Reminisces about Nancy & Henry’s wedding 30 years ago. General news about family and friends and the canning she has done. Is scheming on how to get … Continue reading

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March 6, 1902 letter to Cora Keith from Malvina Meredith

March 6, 1902 To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Malvina Meredith, Shelbyville, MI Pa had all his teeth out yesterday. They had been aching for a week and he couldn’t sleep or eat. He had 14 pulled and is having … Continue reading

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February 10, 1902 letter to Cora Keith from Malvina Meredith

February 10, 1902 To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Malvina Meredith, Shelbyville, MI Scan of 1902-02-10 Malvina Meredith to Cora Keith If Hannah won’t take $25.00 for Flora, then Mr. Bowen will give her back. Pa thinks that Malvina and … Continue reading

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January 4, 1902 letter to Cora Keith from Marion Meredith

January 4, 1902                To: Cora Keith, Chicago, IL From: Marion Meredith, Shelbyville, MI Sending thanks for her Christmas present and lists the gifts she got and who each gift was from. Scan of 1902-01-04 Marion Meredith to Cora Keith Shelbyville … Continue reading

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