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August 20, 1902

Myrtle’s (18th) birthday & I guess is the first one which she has ever spent away from home. (Myrtle is pictured at a family picnic in 1907 with Lee Bolton in the background.) A fair day but as so many … Continue reading

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July 20, 1902

July 20th, Sunday A fair day which we spent over at (brother) Ernest’s. (North of Ralston, where Daryl Toyne lives today.) The ‘Coon (Raccoon River) is going down slowly and the fields everywhere are very wet. Small grain harvesting and … Continue reading

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July 5, 1902

A burning day and every body is on the shelf since the “Ever Glorious” (celebrations on the Fourth of July). It –the weather- seemed to be very considerate of those patriotically disposed, as the rain was discontinued for about forty … Continue reading

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May 31, 1902

A fine day but cool threatening rain with a South East wind blowing all day. The air is dense and the cars make a very loud roaring on the North Western this evening. (Seven miles away between Scranton and Ralston.) … Continue reading

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