Category Archives: Claire Wight

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

May 23 & 24, 1914

Sat. May 23, 1914 Down Kazoo River in Canoe Oh diary this has been a beautiful wonder day. I wouldn’t have believed it would be so lovely, and exciting. The river twists and bends and has so many islands and … Continue reading

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May 18 & 19, 1914

Mon. May 18, 1914 OO This P.M. after lab I played tennis and studied until 6:00 and after supper Evelyn Weaver asked me to take a ride with them “and we would be back in a few minutes so I … Continue reading

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May 15-17, 1914

Fri. May 15, 1914 Went to early κ.π. then Ralph and I went down town and saw the “Rise and Fall of Napoleon” in moving pictures, they were fine and so interesting.   Sat. May 16, 1915 Kazoo C. 4  … Continue reading

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Fri. May 15, 1914

 Went to early κ.π. then Ralph and I went down town and saw the “Rise and Fall of Napoleon” in moving pictures, they were fine and so interesting.  Sat. May 16, 1915 Kazoo C. 4  Olivet 2 Went to [the … Continue reading

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Tues., May 5, 1914

OO. Studied and played tennis this P.M.                                                                                                                                                                This evening Helen and I played a mandolin duet at the Musicale given at the Park St. Church of Christ. It … Continue reading

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Sat., May 2, 1914

This has been a full busy day and tonight I’m very tired my hand is all sour[sic] and blistered from holding the tennis racket. From 7:30 till 9:00  I played tennis with Winnifred Praeger and won the sets. Then I … Continue reading

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Tues., April 28, 1914

Tues. April 28, 1914 Tetrazzini Oh diary I never heard real singing before tonight  You know diary I have read about her and looked forward so much and imagined how fine it would be for so long that I was … Continue reading

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Mon., April 27, 1914

Mon. April 27, 1914 Girls B.B. Game. F 16 – 15 S OO this P.M. got all ready to play tennis with Winnie Praeger after lab and there was a terrific thunder storm. Went to Y.W.C.A. cabinet meeting and we … Continue reading

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April 25 & 26, 1914

Sat. April 25, 1914 “Ben Hur” May and I talked and talked I guess it was most one when we got to sleep.  This P.M. I took some of my S.S. boys out to Milham Park for an outing. It … Continue reading

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April 22 & 24, 1914

Wed. April 22, 1914 OO  This was “Founders Day.” When the Seniors wore their caps and gowns and gave their history prophecy, poem ivy oration, planted the ivory etc. Lorene Osbornes Prophecy was the cleverest I’ve ever heard. All the … Continue reading

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