Monthly Archives: July 2012

Family Fun !!

The family arrived yesterday afternoon.  It was so good to see everyone.  The twins have grown so much and they are so much more mobil than they were four months ago.  They are still just as good but poor James … Continue reading

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Summer in a Small Mill Town

This is the vestry where church functions were held.  Later in the 30’s when the town lost much of it’s population church services were held here.  This is where we kids all came to swim.  It was deep enough to … Continue reading

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June is Busting Out All Over!

Peanut Row, so called because before these houses were painted white they looked like a row of peanuts from acrossed the lake.  These were mill houses and rented for $2.00 a week back in the 30’s when we lived there.  … Continue reading

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Long Busy Day

This has been a long busy day getting ready for the family to arrive tomorrow.  We finished cleaning the house and I had to write my usual weekly letters to Carl and Mary Lou.  I always  print off my blog … Continue reading

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With Spring Comes New Hope for Work

Tues.  May 1, 1928  Fair with showers   did my house work and took Carl out a little while.  Guy away tonight.” “Wed.  May 2  Fair & warm  Did my house work and Ladies Aid met here  weighed Carl just 9 … Continue reading

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Still No Work in the Mill.

Mon.  april 16  Cold & windy  Did house work and washed   Went to Keene in P.M. with Guy & S.P.  Mrs Dislets came to see the baby. (guy-  Keene this P.M. to attend court Drame as petty juror form Harrisville. … Continue reading

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April 1928 Depression Felt in the Mill

“Sun. April 1, 1928  Fair & cold  Went to church and down to Mrs. Kenniston to pay rent.  Mrs Jones in hospital.  Guy away tonight.” “Mon.  April 2  Fair & warm  Did house work and washed.  Went to Swanzy to … Continue reading

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The Family in March 1928

This is the family in our story.  Back row is Guy, Angie and Herman (Bing)  Auntie is in front. “Sunday  March 11.  Pleasent Did house work and went to Keene to see Angie and baby.  Baby rather cute.  did not … Continue reading

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The Blessed Event

This is the mill where both Guy and Auntie worked.  The weave room was in the top floor of the long mill part on the left, the burling room was in the right hand part on the ground floor.   On with the … Continue reading

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Life Goes On in 1928

This is Auntie’s house.  The big house beside it is the house Guy moved into in 1946.  This was a mill house but you had to be a boss to live here.  By then Guy was the boss weaver in … Continue reading

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