75 Years Ago Today
June 26, 1939
This entry is a post from the diary of my mother, twenty year old Eileen KINNICK, 75 Years Ago this date. She kept a diary from 1932 as a freshman in high school until she left us, too early, in 1999.
Here is the daily entry for Monday, June 26:
Birthday note: Mom (she thought it was her 51st; turned out, it was her 52nd)
Pete laying by North field. Did usual work & then canned 4 quarts of cherry sauce. Ate & went in town. Pete got soybean money. I stayed up home while he shopped. Home at 2:00. Pete to the field. I canned 4 more quarts of cherries. Cleanup up the kitchen. Chored, ate at 8:00. I heard "Mrs. Moonlight," (who didn't want to grow old) on the Lux Theater. Real good. Janet Gaynor. Pete read paper. Bathed and went to bed.
Lots of good cherries preserved for later use!
Look at the images I found!
Janet Gaynor - 1931
[Note: Grandma Kinnick, perhaps when applying for Social Security, in the 50s or 60s, discovered her birth certificate information clearly said born in 1887, when she always said/believed it was 1888, in Denmark.]
Families are Forever! ;-)