old legal documents

Family history research: old documents

Today I pulled out the stack of old legal documents in my collection and started sorting them by date. I’ve been hoping to find time to look at these for the past year and a half. Simply handling these documents–some from the mid 1800s–gives me chills. What a sense of history! It’s interesting to research…

Jan 12 1940 p1

Letters from Normal School: 1940

23 McKenzie Ave. Jan. 12, 1940 Dear Folks, — Just a line to let you know that we are beginning to get back to the old grind again. As you can see by the above, I am still a year behind. It doesn’t seem possible that January is nearly half gone already. We had sort…