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Sunday, July 29, 2012

75 Years Ago - Eileen's Diary - July 29, 1937


75 Years Ago - Eileen's Diary - July 29, 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.


Here is the short entry for Thursday, July 29:

Sultry out. Finished bills. Rained in pm. Pete at nite. To "Singing Marine." Real good. At Cafe with Helen & Bugger. Wallace & Clarice Married.

Here is the long entry for Thursday, July 29:

Real sultry out. Finished writing out the bills. Surely glad that's done. Verna & I up town after frozen bars while Simon was reading a meter. Rained in the afternoon. Pete came at 8:00 & we went to "The Singing Marine." I love Doris Weston. Malted Milks at Textors with Helen & Bugger. Home at 1:30. "Jimminy Christmas."
[Added note, at bottom: Wallace Arms & Clarice Semiaf (?) married. Imagine! Glad I quit when I did!]

My comments: Well, Eileen, "I quit when I did" is not the way your break-up with Wallace Arms in high school went… according to your diary, anyway. He dumped you, and you were devastated, after him being your 'boy-friend' for 'several years.'  Glad 'you quit him' - of course. Working out well for both of you.

Here is Eileen's Baccalaureate night, May 31, 1936:
http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~earlyyrs/eileen/1936web/2q/week22.html

Wallace had a great life, too: http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~earlyyrs/eileen/1936web/2q/wallacearms.html 


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Singing_Marinehttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Singing_Marine

Families are Forever!  ;-)

1 comment:

  1. By the way, I don't comment much but I really enjoy the entries. Your commentary on the diary entries is also one of the highlights of the blog.

    It would be fun to watch some of these early musicals!

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