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Mary Elizabeth "Minnie" Baker Diary, 1914-1918

Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Baker handwritten 1914-18 14.pdf

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Nov 22. Fine but cold and windy. Louie and dad go to church. George Mabel and April come to dinner. April and I leave about 3:30 for {Hamburg?}.Go to church and call on Kate and Emerson.

"" 23. Cold and windy. Practice at church.

"" 24. Milder. Rainy in afternoon. Practice at Meth church after school. Go home with Pearl Brown and stay all night.

"" 25: Indian Summer. Road thawing.

"" 26. Fine. Mild. Practice 2 after school at Meth Church. Mrs. E. Johnson and little girl here.

"" 27. Fine. Mild. Honey social in Meth Church.

""28.Grand day. Went to town in afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. McNight.

""29. Fine. S.S. and church both churches. Went with Miss McNight to Ferns to tea. Little rain in evening.

"' 30. Rainy nearly all day. Misty at night. Practice for play.

Dec 1. Very mild but foggy.

" 2. Went with Kate McNight and Anna McLaggaret at {Grovesend? Lovesend?}.

" 3. Fine. League. Rev. M. Reyeraft of Springfield spoke at Missions. Colder.

"4. Windy. Much colder.

"5. Cold, cloudy, windy. Went to town in afternoon with Kate and Anna, Went home with Gillots in their car.

"6. Now east wind. Gordon Gillot brought me to S.S. Church. S.S at Meth. Bernie's to tea. Church at night. Little rain.

"7. Cold windy day. Practice.


"9. Milder. Some snow. Ladies Union began at Mrs. Churchill's to make quilts for Belgians. Practice.

"10. Quite cold. Snow flurries.

"11. Milder. Practice for {illegible}

"12. Fine. Milder. Harvey and Mrs.Van Styke took Cora and I in the car to Alymer. We got books, candy, oranges for {Thomas's?} tree. Soldiers in training came to Alymer. Snowy in evening.

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