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  • Tags: Weather

105_Vol30_1918_1119_1919_0317R.pdf
This diary has entries for each day from November 1918 through March 1919. He writes his daily activities, his thoughts and opinions on specific events, and important records. This diary gives unique perspective into the life of an Appalachian…

105_vol38_1920_0801_1920_1124R.pdf
This diary includes daily entries from August 1 through November 24, 1920. Greene wrote each day about the things he did that day, the weather, the church, and his work. He also included his visits with neighbors such as W.W. Campbell, R.A. Thomas,…

105_vol43_1921_0826_1921_1113R.pdf
This diary contains daily entries by Andrew Jackson Greene on a range of subjects such as weather, church, school, community events, and travel. The diary contains entries from August 26 through November 13, 1921. Greene travels to a multitude of…

105_vol44_1921_1114_1922_0413R.pdf
This diary includes daily entries from November 14, 1921 through April 13, 1922. Each day Greene recorded his daily activities including his duties as a teacher, his work as a preacher, and his visits with friends. He also included information about…

105_vol48_1923_0219_1923_1217R.pdf
This diary was kept by Andrew Jackson Greene between the dates of February 19th and December 17th during the year of 1923. Greene made diary entries every day. He would record his daily accomplishments along with his worries, his hopes, and his…

105_Vol50_1924_0331_1924_0712R.pdf
This diary was kept by Andrew Jackson Greene from March 31st through July 12th in the year of 1924. In the daily entries, Greene includes information about what he has accomplished that day, his opinions about certain events of the day, and who he…

Letter_02_12_1910.pdf
This is a long letter from Mary Ann Kirby to her sister-in-law Elizabeth Eller. In the letter, Mary Ann talks about the February weather and how she relies on labor sourced from the local African American community to perform duties around the farm.…

Letter_07_18_1890.pdf
This letter from Mary Eller to her mother talks about the dry summer weather, crops, gardening, and how the family is faring. Mary also brings up her half-brother A.P. Eller.

Letter_02_01_1886.pdf
This is a letter from Ada Kirby to her sister Elizabeth Eller. Ada talks about the family's health, the weather, and her hopes for getting visits from relatives.

Letter_01_09_1886.pdf
This letter from Alice Kirby to her aunt Ada discusses life on the Kansas farm that Alice’s father, Samuel Kirby, is renting. Alice says that they had a rough Christmas and that the weather is very bad. She talks about how Samuel Kirby intends to…

letter_12_06_1884.pdf
This letter from Alice Kirby to her aunt Ada Kirby comes from the Kansas farm which Alice’s father, Samuel J. Kirby, rents. Alice complains about the weather and family problems, saying “I don’t think there is another family in the world that has to…

Letter_08_09_1868.pdf
This is a letter from B.F. Dickson to his friend Mollie (Daniel). In this letter, Dickson mentions how there has been a drought in his part of Kansas, leaving them without rain for over a year. Dickson also writes about how he wants to marry, but he…

Letter_1857_01_21.pdf
This is a letter from Aswell Eller to his father, Luke. Aswell apologizes for not writing a letter to his father sooner, explaining that the weather saw temperatures that were thirty degrees below zero and the river froze so no mail could be sent. He…

2012_045_1897_0921.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt, Betty Kirby Eller. The letter is brief for Emma, and mentions that her daughter Virginia has a cold. The letter also makes references to enclosed photos of Emma’s husband and daughter, however,…
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