1928 letter

1928 letter: Measles or flu?

This short, unfinished letter from 1928 was written by my grandfather’s sister, Helene, then 11 and a half years old, to her Aunt in Windsor. Sounds like being sick in January was a household tradition. In a 1937 letter, she refers to their house, Hillcrest Cottage, as a “barn” of a house. It seems it…