File #29120: "Gertrude Brown Hood Diary, 1912-1929_002.pdf"


1915 July 29 cut wheat (fall) an Aug 19th drawed it in Aug 22nd. started to give cows corn. Aug 15 Eva Tate was here and pennies barn was burned. Aug 25 red cross meeting at Hoods. If it rains July 15th it will for forty days. Aug 11th Jonathon was married & the 18th Methodists had party. Aug 29 Alex went out for tea 1927 July 11 We had new potatoes " 23rd I had a potato that weighed 9 oz. July 17 Uncle John & Mr Moor came out in the afternoon about three o'clock. & Uncle John went back July 20th. Papa & John drove him out. July 23 put cows back flats again & July 20 put calves in the field July 31 We went over to Mr Tate's. July 29 & 30 cut fall wheat and shocked on 31 July. July 24 they scrubbed the church. Finished drawing in wheat Aug 15, 1912 & started to draw Barly in Aug 16. Aug 16 I put on my new Boots. Oct 10 we started to draw mangles after Dinner 11 Loads. Oct 9 We noticed Maggies head swollen Oct 10 I was talking to the teacher about [Mrs Buflet?] May 31st B[?] 70 1/2 x 9 = 630 1/2 Paid In [?] 430 / 702

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