Author Archives: Museum Staff

“Almost the end of the year…”

[Post for Dec. 27-29, 1911] Wed. Dec. 27, 1911 10:30 My but there has been a blizard[sic] raging all day. Well mamma and I went shopping about 8:00 oclock and never got home till 2:00 o’clock. And we got me … Continue reading

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Merry Xmas!!

[Post for Dec. 25-26, 1911] Mon. Dec. 25, 1911  11:00 Merry Xmas!! Well we came to Otsego and just think! I got a beautiful Morroco[sic] covered Diary and this fine fountain pen from Edna and James. Now old diary I’ll … Continue reading

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The night before Xmas…

[Post for Dec. 23-24, 1911] Sat. Dec. 23, 1911 My this has been the grandest day but tired my sakes!! Well I didn’t get up until after nine! The Redman’s hollared[sic] goodby to me however before they went. Well I … Continue reading

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A regular society boy

[Post for Dec. 15-17, 1911] Fri. Dec. 15, 1911 Went to Otsego this noon. and Edna and I visited and then she went down town and left me with Ardith and the baby. It’s the first time I’ve ever been … Continue reading

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Neglecting my diary…

[Post for Dec. 12-13, 1911] Tues. Dec. 12, 1911 Went to school. This afternoon read and studied. Mrs. Ball was up this afternoon and Mr. & Mrs. MacDowel and Harriet and Mr. Baines were here to supper. This evening I … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Day

[Post for Nov. 30-Dec, 1, 1911] Thur. Nov. 30, 1911 Thanksgiving! My but the babies are cute. We took the first picture of Wallace Howard today. Bernice took it with her camera. We also took several other pictures one of … Continue reading

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Governors’ Meeting and the Asylum

[Post for Nov. 28-29, 1911] Tues. Nov. 28, 1911 Went to school. This afternoon I went down to meet Bernice Hoadley she came all right. Then we took the car and went right up to the Normal school because I … Continue reading

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Women’s Suffrage

[Post for Nov. 20 & 25, 1911] Mon. Nov. 20, 1911 Wreck on the road this morning by a freight train so we couldn’t go to K[alamazoo].  I visited school with Bernice Hoadley this morning and had a perfect picnic. … Continue reading

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Helen & Me

[Post for Nov. 16-19, 1911] Thur. Nov. 16, 1911 Went to school. I got A in my history test we had Monday. This afternoon I studied wrote one Physics experiment and then got 20 lines of Latin. This evening Roscoe … Continue reading

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A friendly race

[Post for Nov. 13-14, 1911] Mon. Nov. 13, 1911 Got up and rode up to the depot. Got along better than I expected in my History test. We also got along very smoothly in our lab. Work this P.M. Then … Continue reading

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