Category Archives: 1911

Papa makes it all so clear.

[Posts for Aug. 27 and 30, 1911] Sun. Aug. 27, 1911 This morning we all went to the First Baptist and heard Mr. Bulluck preach  it was a fine sermon! Went in Miss Farley’s class again in S.S.   This afternoon … Continue reading

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Father-Daughter Talk

[Post for Aug 24-26, 1911] Thur. Aug. 24, 1911 This has been an unusual day in family life  I don’t think I better tell it all here. It has rained most all day but I have appreciated a quiet home … Continue reading

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Lover’s Lane Fun!

[Post for Aug. 22-23, 1911] Tues. Aug. 22, 1911 My but I’m tired!! We have been to Gull Lake today  our folks then we met the Redman’s and Bestors at the lake. The way to have a grand time at … Continue reading

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Contemplating love

[Posts for Aug. 19-20, 1911] Sat. Aug. 19, 1911 Didn’t get up very early  last night after I wrote my diary I wrote a letter to Delia and this morning I sent her a small box of rice for pills. … Continue reading

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Great Aviation Meet

[Posts for Aug. 15-18, 1911] Tues. Aug. 15, 1911 Got up and took the morning train for Otsego  Nellie went on to Allegan. I feel awfully sorry for her  I wore my tennis suit and carried my racquet. I guess … Continue reading

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On a Kodak roll!

[Posts for August 12-14, 1911] Sat. Aug. 12, 1911 I got up late this morning then read and cleaned my room. This afternoon I finished my book then finished painting the birch bark cover to Vera’s book and painting a … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo Kodakery

[Posts for August 8-11, 1911] Tues. Aug. 8, 1911 A busy, jolly day!! This morning right after breakfast Papa, Mr. Redman and I went swimming out to White’s Lake  Oh it was great! The water was fine. I can stay … Continue reading

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My eighteenth birthday!!

[Post for Aug. 5-6, 1911] Sat. Aug. 5, 1911 This morning we all went out swimming at White’s Lake. My but we had a picnic!! You ought to see Mamma and Mrs. Redman come down the tabogan[sic] they make quite … Continue reading

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Housework!

[Post for July 20-22, 1911] Thur. July 20, 1911 Edna hasn’t been well today so we done most of the work. I sewed on my dress today and have the skirt partly done. This evening Harry Johnson and Will came … Continue reading

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The Delano Girls

[Post for July 18-19, 1911] Tues. July 18, 1911 This morning I sprinkled and fussed around until about 10:00 then began cutting out my dress. It took me until about 4:00 o’clock for I cut it all out myself and … Continue reading

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