Scripto | Transcribe Page

Log in to Scripto | Recent changes | View item | View file

Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


« previous page | next page » |

Current Page Transcription [edit] [history]

1910 Daily Record.


Nov 10 Thursday. doing chores. rainy wet day went to Hamilton on. 10 train H.E.P. came up with me. & stayed for tea. & I drove her home at night.

Nov 11 Friday. doing chores. cleaning out water furrows. & tinkering around. down street at night & bot good at Pirie’s sale. took milk to Factory.

Nov 12 Saturday. doing chores. cutting wood in shed. put storm doors on house. & fixing around. barn. & shed. got Bread. & gal coal oil.

Nov 13 Sunday. doing chores. went to church morning & evening.

Nov 14 Monday. doing chores.

Nov 15 Tuesday. doing chores. barreled up 5 barrels apples for Tim Hull. & took same to shop. drawing in corn.

Nov 16 Wednesday. doing chores. plowing corn ground. F.W.M. getting up wood in A.M. & away in P.M. Wm Vansickle & wife here.

Nov 17 Thursday. doing chores. cleaning up garden. cutting wood. went over to village lot. & set up W.C. {water closet} & cleaned away old trees from front yard.

Nov 18 Friday. doing chores. cleaning out Hen House & put some on garden. went to Harrisburg. & took F.B. horse home. recd. 2 letters. from H.E.P. Jean. Parry.

Nov 19 Saturday. doing chores. husking corn. F.W.M. away to city all day.

Transcription Tips

  • Follow the example of transcribing provided in the first few PDF files of this diary.
  • Click Edit when you’re ready to start transcribing.
  • Click Detach to move the transcription box to a convenient location.
  • Copy the text as it is, including misspellings and abbreviations.
  • Start each new day with a new line. Otherwise ignore spacing and alignments.
  • Use toolbar heading options for any headings in the text, i.e. diary titles.
  • Use toolbar table generator for any tables in the text, i.e. finance records.
  • Use toolbar comment option to add your own comments, i.e. illegible text or uncertain names or description of drawings.
  • Use toolbar stroke through text option to transcribe crossed-out text.
  • When done press "Save Transcription" to save your work.
  • Note: If a line on one page appears to carry over on the same line on the next page, please check the next page and (if applicable) transcribe both pages together as if they are one page. Type your unified transcription under the first of the two pages.
  • View more transcription tips.(Opens in new tab)

Current Page Discussion [edit] [history]

The library is committed to ensuring that members of our user community with disabilities have equal access to our services and resources and that their dignity and independence is always respected. If you encounter a barrier and/or need an alternate format, please fill out our Library Print and Multimedia Alternate-Format Request Form. Contact us if you’d like to provide feedback: