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Friday, July 19, 2013

75 Years Ago - Eileen's Diary - July 19, 1938

75 Years Ago - Eileen's Diary - July 19, 1938

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

From March 1 thru April 29, I posted every day, to cover the marriage and the early married life of Pete and Eileen (Kinnick) Smith, but decided to 'take a breather.'  Posts will be added, from time to time, as items of particular interest appear.

Here is the daily entry for Tuesday, Jul 19:

Up early, Did usual work. Up after LVene. Betty fixed her p. roast up there. Wouldn't go in my oven. Edith L. came over. Got along just fine. Potatoes, gravy, p. roast, baked beans, beet pickles, combination salad, ice cream & cake. Sat & talked after dinner. Took LVene & Betty home. In to town.

My comments: She does not say how many they fed… how many do you think would be typical?

Threshing will continue at different farms for several days…

Do you have a good photo of threshing oats in 1938? I'd love to see it!  ;-)

Families are Forever!  ;-)