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January 9, 1933

Mon., 9    Morning devotions spoiled with static. Wash underwear & stockings. It is snowing. Grace has work come in on funeral flowers. Belle Parker Clark comes for a spray. This diary, which I like very much, came in this … Continue reading

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January 3, 1933

Tues., 3    Morning devotions. A raw south wind. Dumas washes & the clothes get dry enough to be brought in. A letter from Mrs. Taylor of Richford, my twin. Also a letter from Sister Helen. I finish the letter … Continue reading

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December 27, 1932

Tues., 27    Morning devotions. Wash stockings, underwear & napkins. A nice day. Tuttle gives me a ride to Middlebury. Have a letter from Maud Stevens, a great surprise as I have not heard from her in many years. Addie … Continue reading

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December 20, 1932

Tues., 20    Morning devotions.  Dumas washes, mops kitchen. Henrietta calls with Mrs. Porter & a Ryder girl. She brings Gertrude’s Christmas box. Pack a box for Anna. Dumas washes. Jennie White dies of shock this morning. She is at … Continue reading

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December 6, 1932

Tues., 6  Morning devotions. I am dressed and eat breakfast down stairs. Letter from Helen. Dumas washes. I get dinner. Iron a little & Dumas almost finishes it. A very dark day. Henrietta comes a little while. Write Helen.

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November 29, 1932

Tues., 29  Morning devotions. Anna goes at 7-45 on the bus for Pittsfield. Dumas does the work & washes all the extra bed & table linen. Tuttle takes Grace & me to N.H. Street where the Green Mt. Branch of … Continue reading

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November 22, 1932

Tues., 22   Morning devotions. Dumas comes to wash & washes in the kitchen because it is 10 above zero & quite cold. Get the clothes all in.

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