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January 1, 1937

This is the last of Ella Warner Fisher’s diaries. There are none available between 1933 and 1937. During that time, Ruth commmitted suicide (in 1935) and Ella’s vision deteriorated considerably. And thus, this diary is difficult—hard to read, for one … Continue reading

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November 23, 1933

Thurs., 23   Morning devotions. Keeping quiet, which Ruth makes easy because she is so helpful & sees to everything. Mend a little, crotchet a wheel. Write Ben, who has but one warm room in his big new house. Write … Continue reading

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November 18, 1933

Sat., 18  Morning devotions. Dumas comes & Charlie comes so the windows get washed & the storm windows put on. Letters from Gertrude & Anna. My kitchen desk in the window gets cleaned out. Mend a little. Crotchet a wheel. … Continue reading

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November 14, 1933

Tues., 14   Morning devotions. A day of wind & snow. Dumas washing windows & wiping chamber floors. Mrs. Bingham, daughter & Maid Anne call. They are very pleasant to meet. Mend stockings. New ones come from Sears & Roebuck. … Continue reading

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November 11, 1933

Sat., 11   Morning devotions. Letters from Anna & Gertrude. A thin blanket of snow on the ground. Dumas cleaning up. I mend a little & crotchet a little. Driftwind. My poem “Armistice Day” in Rutland Herald. I did not … Continue reading

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November 10, 1933

Fri., 10  Another snow storm. Morning devotions consisting of a prayer. Hitler, talking from Germany, takes 10 off the 15 minutes for devotions. Wash stockings. Mend a little. Crotchet a little. Make out an order to Sears & Roebuck. Not … Continue reading

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November 9, 1933

Thurs., 9   Morning devotions. Mend, crotchet, etc. Grace goes in the evening with the Hagars to Middlebury.

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