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Monday, July 7, 2014

75 Years Ago Today - Eileen's Diary - July 7, 1939


75 Years Ago Today
Eileen's Diary
July 7, 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 Friday, July 7:

A nice day. Fed Billy. Sister Aletta gave me my bath. Read awhile. Ate dinner. Fed Billy. Rested awhile. RIta Kult here in the morning & afternoon. Clayburg's were here in pm. Bro't flowers. Worked puzzle that Rita bro't up. Ate, fed Billy, worked puzzle & read until Pete came. Irene, Max, Gary & Ed Kult here too. Left at 8:30. I read the Enterprise & then to sleep. Side hurt after 1:00 am. feeding so they gave me a couple of pills.

My comments:

Assume Rita worked there in the hospital. Good to see the pills were an apparent exception.

First inside page of Baby Book with entries - vital statistics, enter contemporaneously…


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Love her penmanship! ;-)



Families are Forever!  ;-)

2 comments:

  1. Lovely handwriting, Bill - your mom's? And didn't she have lots of visitors, eh?

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  2. Yes, Celia, that is her handwriting. Just like her father's. She was very proud of it. That is the way the diary is written, as well. Very distinctive. I believe I would recommend it anywhere! ;-)

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