Category Archives: Claire Wight

Entries from the diaries of Claire Wight of Kalamazoo beginning in 1909.

June 25 & 26, 1914

Thurs. June 25, 1914 Didn’t do much today. Got a long distance call from Edna and she’s anxious for me to come over. I read 20 pages or more of History this A.M.      About 4:30 I went over to … Continue reading

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Wed., June 24, 1914

Wed. June 24, 1914 Papa comes Home. Papa came on the 3:55 (I think it was) this morning and only mamma knew he was coming then and she wanted it [to be] a surprise so she went and met him … Continue reading

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June 15 & 16, 1914

Mon. June 15, 1914 Stayed at home till evening then Mother and I went to the Senior Class Day play. It was “The Melting Pot” by Israel Zanguill   it is a wonderfull[sic] play but it seemed to me far    to[sic] … Continue reading

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June 12 & 13, 1914

Fri. June 12, 1914 This morning I went down town with Mother and bought a hat  it’s a white panama with pink ribbon and beautiful pink roses  I like it  the best of any hat that I’ve had for a … Continue reading

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June 9-11, 1914

Tues. June 9, 1914 Studied Math all day  Oh if I can only pass it but I don’t see how its possible because I haven’t studied it all term. By afternoon I got my notebook in shape to hand in … Continue reading

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Sat. June 6, 1914

Kazoo wins Track, Relay & Tennis Sat. June 6, 1914 This morning Kazoo simply did wonders on the track and this P.M. when the Relay was won by dear old Kazoo, I was oh so happy. Art Walker took 4 … Continue reading

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June 4 & 5, 1914

Thur., June 4, 1914 Went to math class then to Chemistry class. And hurrah that[’s] the last time I’ll be in classes this year.      This P.M. though it was raining, May and I went to Albion. Ralph took me … Continue reading

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May 29 & 30, 1914

Fri. May 29, 1914 Well Diary we’re at Albion tonight! This P.M. I played Esther and had quite an easy time winning  I got the sets 6-2, 6-4 but I could have had a better score if I had worked.  … Continue reading

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May 25-28, 1914

Mon. May 25, 1914 OO This P.M.  I amazed a couple of boys that can’t play tennis very well by beating them. May has decided to play off the tournament tomorrow P.M.  This evening Ralph and I went to the … Continue reading

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May 20 & 21, 1914

Wed. May 20, 1914 OO This P.M. May and I played tennis against each other and against various people. Some how we don’t seem to be playing as well as we did last year in doubles I wonder how the … Continue reading

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