Tuesday, March 20, 2012

75 Years Ago - Eileen's Diary - March 20, 1937

 75 Years Ago - Eileen's Diary - March 20, 1937

This entry is the daily post on this blog from the diary of eighteen year old Eileen KINNICK, 75 Years Ago this date.

Since midway through 2010, a weekly update/comments blog entry began to appear on the Dr. Bill Tells Ancestor Stories blog. Those weekly entries, on that blog, on each Tuesday of the week, will continue, with links to these daily entries.

For 1937, for most days, there is both a short entry in a multi-year diary and a longer entry in a an appointment book like her diaries of past years. There is some indication the short entries were made later based on the longer entries. We still do not really know for sure.

WELL, now we know. March 8 was the last entry in the 'longer' appointment book, like in prior years. March 9 begins only entries in the shorter, 5 year diary format. How long will this last???

Here is the entry for Saturday, March 20:

Real nice. Browning's telling about Pete's car insurance. Rode part way home with Lund's. Got blouse material. Made it up at nite. Finished it about 9:30 and went to bed.

My comments: I sure am frustrated by the short entries only…  ;-(

She is obviously back still at work at Brownings law office. Such a curious thing she mentions he said something about Pete's car insurance - but we have no more information….  !?!?!

She got some blouse material and finished making it that night! WOW! She was good at it!  ;-)

Do you suppose it looked like one of these? These are 1937 ladies' blouse patterns available on Amazon.com.

1937 ladies' blouse pattern

Families are Forever!  ;-)

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