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August 11-16, 1913

Claire writes on the 16th after a week of events have taken place. Well I just barely caught the train and Hurrah! the 4 of us were off for the Western Michigan Tennis tournament at Grand Rapids Boat and Canoe … Continue reading

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Sept. 14 & 15, 1913

Sun. September 14, 1913 Went to church & S.S. this P.M. Ralph came up and we went walking out the South Haven R.R. tracks  it was perfectly beautiful with the golden rod wild asters and yellow daises. We didn’t go … Continue reading

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July 18 – 20, 1913

Fri. July 18, 1913 Got up this morning and Lillian Spaulding B. Wilcox and came after me in the auto and we went over to the Normal courts and played tennis as they don’t know how to play very much  … Continue reading

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June 30 – July 1, 1913

Mon. June 30, 1913 This morning we all got up and went over to Allendale with James and Mr. Wheatley. Well he’s gone now and when I got back to the cottage I found that he had left me three … Continue reading

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June 28 & 29, 1913

Sat. June 28, 1913 Well this has been some exciting day believe me! This morning Mr. Wheatley and I chased down to the Interurban and trains trying to get track of Edna & James   then we telephoned to Otsego and … Continue reading

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June 19-21, 1913

Took S.S. class to Milham Park Thur. June 19, 1913 My but I’m tired this morning  I washed my hair then packed the lunch. This P.M. Lela and Ralph and I took 13 of my little S.S. [i.e., Sunday School] … Continue reading

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June 17 & 18, 1913

Tues. June 17, 1913 It took me most of the morning hanging around Bowen Hall waiting for “Tuffy” to make out some checks for us girls for our trip to Albion. By the Way, “Tuffy” was elected Dean of the … Continue reading

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June 14 & 15, 1913

Albion. Lost in Doubles Sat. June 14, 1913 Took an easy English Exam this morning. This noon Esther and I and Elizabeth took the 12:35 Limited for Albion it was an awful ride   so dusty and rocky and jerky it … Continue reading

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June 8 & 9, 1913

Sun. June 8, 1913 Went to Church, it was Childrens day exercises and as the last number on the program I read “The Teacher’s Diadem.” This evening Ralph came and we looked at his stamp collection. We went to church … Continue reading

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Saturday, June 7, 1913

I won the tennis Championship M.I.A.A. Sat. June 7, 1913 This is certainly a red letter day for me [NOTE: Claire writes this day passage in red ink]. I won the Gold Medal from Ladies Singles. I beat the Hillsdale … Continue reading

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