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Sidney Clarence Van Sickle Diary, 1909-1913


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Daily Record

went to alex Stewarts store & had talk & smoke after Tea Will & I went out for walk & went to see auto factory.

Wednesday went for walk down to freight sheds. & seen Elnes Pareut at office at alex Stewarts drug S. down town & to moveing {piclore?} S.

Thursday rainy day fixing at house & to alex stewarts drug store Will & I went down town at night & to majestic Theater & saw checkers play.

Friday getting ready to go to Detroit sent Laundry away went to D. in P.M. on electric car. & had tea at uncle Tom Vansickles.Harry & I went to see ray G. Vansickle & wife at 240 Helen Ave. I stayed there over night.

Saturday took Breakfast at R.G vansickles & dinner at uncle Toms. mr Topic & wife R.G vansickle & wife & I took Pontiac car. & went to see Matthew Vansickle at Orchard lake got off at edge water road.

Sunday at matthew Vansickle all day & looking around fruit farm also had an auto Rid with mr & mrs Egglestone of orchard lake.

monday at matther Vansickles & helping to pick peaches took 6 car & come into Detroit & stayed at uncle Toms over night.

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