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Edith "Gertrude" Brown Hood Diary, 1912-1929

Gertrude Brown Hood Diary, 1912-1929_019.pdf

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1927 dinner then the 6 of us went to Jackson’s Point Mount Albert Udora Leaskdale. Virginia and other parks.

Aug 29 It rained all day.

1928

July 15th Daddy tried {his?} music {Axamalian? Word hard to decipher.}

“ “ Mother had an attack of {Lumhags?} was laid up for two months.


July 27 The Women’s Institute held there cooking class up at the Church for 2 wk’s {weeks}

Mar 7. They intended having a Banquet but on account of the snow storm had to postpone it.

{The following number of entries are written in larger, messier, darker writing than she normally wrote. She also wrote into the left margin, which she typically used for the dates.}

Aug 31 {this sentence is written at the very top of the page and is difficult to read}: it {?} John {?}

Sept {it?} he went home at night & took John down for {exhibition?} and we finished harvesting threshers

Aug 29 (1913) {Stiver, or Steven?} came over to repair manure spreader.

May 1915, 9th Marguerite & I went to Cook’s & met {name?} & Fred at the corner. Frank {crook?} was out to Boyington’s. Ma & Jean went to {a word is written down the side of the page, starting with an M, perhaps a place?}

April 4, 1917. We got yellow goose John’s

1927

Oct 19 Kelley’s Hall at Buttonville was burned down.

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