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A red letter day!

[Post for Sept. 25 & 27, 1911] Mon.  Sept. 25, 1911 It rained or was cloudy and wet all day. So we could not play tennis as planned. This morning I went to School and in the afternoon I studied … Continue reading

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Tennis & Hickory Nuts

[Post for Sept 22-23, 1911] Fri. Sept. 22, 1911 Went to school! We are having pettissions[sic] or nominations for school elections now.  We carry it out on the same was[sic] the real elections are held  I have signed a whole … Continue reading

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Taft Day!

[Post for Sept. 21, 1911] Thur. Sept. 21, 1911 Taft day!!! Of all the crowds and fun and excitement! Vera and I went down to see the President of the United States togather[sic]. And we saw him at three places … Continue reading

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“Say but I’ve had an exciting day!”

[Post for Sept. 19-20, 1911] Tues. Sept. 19, 1911 Went to school. Vera & I skipped at the end of the third hr. because Phyllis and I didn’t want to stay in school. After dinner Papa and May and I … Continue reading

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An ordinary weekend

[Post for Sept. 16-17, 1911] Sat. Sept. 16, 1911 This morning got up about 8:00 then dusted down stairs and sweept[sic] and dusted my room. This afternoon May and I went down town then came home and played tennis. I … Continue reading

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Hopes for the State Tournament

[Post for Sept. 12-15, 1911] Tues. Sept. 12, 1911 Went to school and I went to Latin, History and Physics. And then went back after dinner to see about my credits. And I only have to take 3 subjects now … Continue reading

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Back to School

[Post for Sept. 8-10] Fri. Sept. 8, 1911 Hated to get up! Off to school we went and I had a pile of fun!! The way the pupils fire notes is something awfull!! They have a beautiful assembly room. I … Continue reading

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Before School Starts

[Post for Sept. 5-6, 1911] Tues. Sept. 5, 1911 Aunt Emma and I slept over at 275 last night so that Wendell Rowen could have my room. This morning neither Wendell or I woke up until too late to eat … Continue reading

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Labor Day!

[Post for Sept. 4, 1911] Mon. Sept. 4, 1911 Labor Day! This morning I embroidiered[sic] and did numerous things. The Jacob’s came up to see the house. They will let us know tomorrow if they will take it! Mrs. Waite … Continue reading

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Remembering the twins.

[Posts for Sept. 2-3, 1911] Sat. Sept. 2, 1911 Gene and Mrs. Waite went to Praierriville[sic] to see Bestors today so Aunt Emma and I were alone. We had a lovely day. We talked and talked this morning about lots … Continue reading

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