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Nancy Brown’s diary entry from April 22, 1924

Tuesday Apr 22nd [19]24 – Will and Lizzie[12] moved to Elmherst.[13] Charl Scott Towne[14] died to day. Operated on yesterday for absess of gall bladder. Apr 22 – 1924. ——- [12] Her brother-in-law and his wife, Willis and Elizabeth (Ogden) Brown … Continue reading

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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 from November 26 – December 10, 1923

Nov 26 – Dodos 20th birthday. Lela, me, Helen, Jean, Claude, Eda, Will, Lizzie, & Joe and his mother, Carrie & Willard to Bessies for the evening. I stayed all night. Julius in Madison. Miss Ludd left this P.M. Nov … 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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July 11, 1923 letter to Ethan Keith and Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

July 11, 1923 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL Is thanking them for the birthday card and the potatoes and eggs. Apologizes for not sending the crate back earlier. They work every minute … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from July 8 – 11, 1923

Jul 8 – Lela went to Elgin on 8 a.m. train. Went to Joes [Johanna’s] first, all drove over to see Lou. Children and I to Bess. Martha to Mrs Woods. Lela stoped for us in evening. We got home … 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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