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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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November 26, 1905 letter to James Keith from Nancy Brown

November 26, 1905            To: James Keith, Shelbyville, MI                       From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL It is Dorothy’s birthday and Nancy mentions some of the gifts that Dorothy received. Is anxious to see Wilma’s picture. Talks about her brother-in-law Will Brown’s family. … Continue reading

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May 17, 1905 letter to Cora Keith from Ella Francisco

May 17, 1905 To: Cora Keith, Shelbyville, MI From: Ella Francisco, Scotts, MI The weather has been so rainy that it has made it difficult for the farmers to get their crops in. They have a small patch of early … 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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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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January 7, 1924 letter to Nancy Brown from Wilma Keith

January 7, 1924 To: Nancy Brown From: Wilma Keith, Shelbyville, MI She will be writing to someone in Chicago once a week to keep track of everyone. All are feeling fine there; weather is very cold but sunny. Presumes the … Continue reading

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November 23, 1923 letter to Ethan Keith and Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

November 23, 1923 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne From: Nancy Brown Nancy is writing to her brother and sister and enclosing a letter she received from her son, Claude. She writes that Mildred and Fred are getting married Saturday. … Continue reading

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Nancy Brown’s diary entries from October 26 – November 9, 1923

Oct 26 – Lela gone to Sycamore to night. Lela went to Sycamore this A.M. goes to Davenport. Miss Gordon, Helens music teacher, fell in Lake Mich about 6-30 p.m. was rescued. Oct 28 – Dodo and I had such … Continue reading

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October 24, 1923 letter to Ethan Keith and Hannah Towne from Nancy Brown

October 24, 1923 To: Ethan Keith & Hannah Towne, Kalamazoo, MI From: Nancy Brown, Chicago, IL They ordered 250 candy boxes with the new name of “Nancy Keith.” Business is picking up and the girls made 150 pounds since last … 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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