Apr 21 – Strong north east wind. The Lake is real rough. Went down to the Park and Lake shore this A.M. Went over to Kit Birklands this evening, did not stay but a little while for she was going away. X Apr 22 – Aunt Kate and I went to see the Dr this… Continue reading Ethan Keith’s diary entries of April 21-30, 1884
X Apr 16 – Wrote to Hannah. Mrs Taylor helped Aunt Kate sew this A.M. Aunt Kate is sick to night. I bought a box of Browns Bronchial Troches. X Apr 17 – Wrote to Lou. Went to see the Dr this P.M. Went out to Central Park on Madison St. Uncle Hi went over… Continue reading Ethan Keith’s diary entries of April 16-20, 1884
Apr 14 – Has been the warmest day of the season 69º. Aunt Kate went down town this P.M. to the rehersal. Had an introduction to Mrs Brush. X Apr 15 – Aunt Kate and I went to see the Dr. It has rained most all day. Received a letter from Ma.
Apr 6 – Uncle Hi went down to the office this P.M. Aunt Kate and the children to Sunday School. Uncle Hi and I went over to see Kit Birkland this evening, the first that I have been there. Apr 7 – Went over on Clyburn Ave this P.M. Went to the Deering Harvester Works.… Continue reading Ethan Keith’s diary entries of April 6-13, 1884
X Mar 7 – Wrote to J. P. Keith. Have got a sore throat. Mar 8 – Went over to the Dr’s. Aunt Kate did not feel well enough to go. This is Uncle Pros 44th birth day. Mar 9 – Am real lame in the small of my back. Uncle Hi is having the… Continue reading Ethan Keith’s diary entries of March 7 – April 5, 1884
Mar 1 – Aunt Kate and I went to see the Dr. She went to temperance meeting this evening. Uncle Henry Crawford came out last evening. Mar 2 – At home all day. Uncle Hi, Aunt Kate, Harry and I went to church. Aunt Kate and children went this evening. Would like to have stopped… Continue reading Ethan Keith’s diary entries of March 1-6, 1884
Feb 1 – 11°. Pa drew some wood to day. Jim came down to see Jim Emmett this evening. E- went home with him to stay all night. Wrote to Hannah and sent the invitation to the Leap Year Party at Schroeder Hall Feb 8th. X Feb 2 – Went to the Burg this evening.… Continue reading Ethan Keith’s diary entries for February 1884
1884 DIARY OF ETHAN B. KEITH E. B. Keith Galesburg Mich Bought Dec 11 1883 X Jan 1 – Worked at patterns. Lois, Ina, Nancy and Claude came from Shelbyville to day. Jim brought Lois and Ina over here from the Burg. Jim came down this evening. Wrote a postal to Henry. Jan 2 –… Continue reading Ethan Keith’s diary entries for January 1884