Roberta Hopkins' Journal 1941-1943

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D.E. Ledger
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Mrs. Goff machine in Aug 29 pd 1 mo

Olinger machine in Sept pd 1 mo 2nd

Oct 6 pd 2.00 Oct 8 - Nov 8

Nov 10 pd 2.00 Nov 8 - Dec 8

Mrs Goff pd Oct 9 $2.00, Sept 29 - Oct 29

Mrs. Goff pd Nov 19th 2.00 Oct 29 - Nov 29th

Mrs. Goff pd 4.00 Jan 9 Nov 29 - Jan 29, 1948

Carl O paid 2.00 Dec 8 - Jan 8 (1943)

Carl O paid 2.00 Feb 2 - Feb 8 - Mar 8, 1943

Mrs Goff 2.00 mo of Feb paid Feb 9

Mrs Goff 2.00 mo of March pd Mar 10

Mrs Goff 2.00 mo April pd Apr 12

Mrs Goff 2.00 mo of May pd May 19

Monday Mary Janes

Tues. I was at Maggies

Wed

Thus nice day Maggie was here

Fri, rained Ms Monroe here.

Golden Center wheat products
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1941

July 10, nice day, rained at night - We are busy

picture show. Got storm door the 2 ls

Fri. 11, Nice day cool Preacher - wife came and

stayed 3 days

Sat. 12, Nice day. Still busy, Elliott called

I was at Hetters in evening.

Sun. 13, Fine day. Bill and Trix called

Mon. 14, Partly cloudy. We washed some sheets

Maggie and Edna Rosecrans called. Okla City

girl left. Mr. Grishire

Tues. 15, Partly cloudy. Miss Monsing left

Wed. 16, Bright and warm, We went to Del and

got some things. Sprinkled and rained

Thus. 17, Bright and cooler nothing [illegible]

Rosa Barcus and Edna Burtin called

Fri. July 18, Lovely day so far. rained some

awful hard hailed

Sat. 19, Fine day I was at Barcus

in afternoon and at Hetties in

evening. Mrs Perry called

Sun. July 20, Fine day we took a ride

to Centerburg, Johnstown and home

Monday 21, Lovely day cool. I was at

Maggies in evening.

Tues. 22, Nice day. I was at out

Bess. Brot Maggie home from berrying

Wed. 23, Partly cloudy, warm, Mrs

Fivoz called.

Thus. 24, Very warm. Leland called.

Fri. 25, Very warm. At Hetties a little while

Sat. July 26, Very warm. We want to Del

and got things
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Sun. 27, Very warm, Mr Hinenbaugh [illegible]

to room awhile. I was at Maggies

in evening.

Mon. 28, Very warm. Mr. H. paid we rent

ed room to Penington boy

Tues. July 29, Rained very very hard, called

the [illegible] Penington boy came to

room.

Wed. 30, Still warm but nice day

Rained awful hard. I was at Mrs

Ramseys in evening at out to med

Minnie Edwards reception for Mrs.

Mannie Ganwill called

Thus. 31, Nice day, cooler, rained in

evening not very busy

Fri. Aug 1, Nice day. so far, we went

to Del and got some things. We

washed 6 sheets, Lovely day cooler and

Rhodes called this A.M. got the

rest of our cral. I was at Hetties

in evening. Maggie and Dora

called.

Sat. Aug 2, Lovely day cool Rosa

and Elliott called. Irene Lelary

Wm also called.

Sun. Aug 3, Fine day Trix called to

see her father who is here.

Mon. Aug 4, Fine day. I was at Maggies

in evening. Mrs Ramsey called

also married.

Tues. Aug 5, Nice day not so warm, nothing

much doing
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Wed. 6, Nice day. Mrs Lee called. I was at Hetties

in evening.

Thus. 7, Fine Day. Mrs Perry swept up stairs

Fri. 8, Warmer. Maggies, Dora and I spent

the day at Irenes, Mannie Ganwill

called in evening. Monroe here

Sat. 9, Warm We wnt to Del and got some

things. Hose busy. Bess called we were not at home

Sun. 10, Warm. we did not go any place

Bill Hixenbugh went home. Trix called

John Warner called

Mon. 11, Cloudy, Mrs Gary buried today

We went down to Galion to see Will Knox in casket

Mrs Fivof and Gertil Stone called.

Tues. 12, Partly cloudy. We went to Col and

I got hosiery and other things Maggie

called. I was at Hetties not at home.

Wed. 13, Much cooler. Our reunion today.

spent time at May's and Hodges. Dursey

and Joe Cox called. We took Maggies

to reunion.

Thus. Aug 14, Cloudy and warmer

Fri. 15, Rained some. I was at Maggies

in evening

Sat. 16, Partly cloudy and cooler. Fine

day. We went to Del and got gro-

ceries. Elliott & Bess called. Rosa and

Florence Beum called

Sun. 17, Partly cloudy. Did not go any

place. I was at Hetties in evening.
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Mon. 18, Raining not much doing

awful hard rain. House full, Hose

Tues. Aug 19,

paid coal bill which is 14.78 more

Maggie called

Wed. 20, Cool. Mrs [illegible] called

Thus. 21, Partly cloudy. We got the potatoes

from Mr. Denten at Berkshire. Today

reunion in Morgan Co

Fri. 22, Partly cloudy. nothing

much doing. Our Clurland bys

left this evening. I was at Maggies

Sat. 23, Fine Day. State Fair opened.

Flushed sewer for first time. House full

Mrs Beum called.

Sun. Aug 24, Cloudy. I was Hetties in eveing

Mon. 25, Rained in night. Mrs Beum

called. I was at Barcus in evening.

Ann Dewitt called to see about papering

north room down stairs.

Tues. 26, Partly cloudy. We went to Del

and got goods for comfort [illegible] and all in

things. Minnie Meredith called

also Maggie

Wed. 27, Nice day. House busy. State Fair

Mabel Cochran brought P. E. Program Sent for wallpaper

Thus. 28, Cold. we have fire, Hose went o-

ven to Berkshire and I were [illegible]

Mrs Beum called. House full tonight

Fri. 29, Partly cloudy. but lovely day Mr Rhodes came

and brought C. Ed Gin put rain

coat of storm door. House full tonight
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Sat. 30, Nice day windy. Wallpaper came.

Elliott & Bess called. House full to-

night, rained a little

Sun. 31, Windy & warm paper went up [illegible]

on the week August. I was a Hetties in

evening.

Mon. Sept 1, Partly cloudy. Ed Gin hung

storm door

Tues. Sept 2, Cloudy, cooler Dean Pennington left

today. I was at Maggies today. We went

to Del and got bulbs and alter [illegible]

Hose got machine greased. Irene spent

the evening here. Leland called.

Wed. 3, Cloudy and threatening. I canned

a few tomatoes.

Thus. 4, Partly cloudy. Canned a few tomatoes

Fri. 5, Ann DeWitt papered north room. Rain

ed hard, cooler, Maggie and Dora cal-

led.

Sat. 6, Lovely day, Very windy. Bess & Elliott

called

Sun. Sept 7, Cloudy, rained a little

I was at Hetties in evening.

Mon. 8, Warm, gas line fixed. Phone fix

ed

Tues. 9, Very warm. I was at Maggies

in evening. Washed towels. bream

ery boys still here

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Wed. 10, Rained some, much cooler

We went to Col and I got pair of

suede shoes, vegetables and other things

wallpaper border, Mayme Farabee and

Bernice McGuire called

Thus. 11, Lovely day, much cooler, I went

to Past Patrons meeting at Gertride Stone,

fine time. Maggie called in evening

Fri. 12, Fine day but cold. I was at

Bess all day

Sat. 13, Windy in east warmer, Ann DeWitt

put border on north room. Elliott called

Sun. 14, Not so warm. Did not go

any place. boys still here I was

at Hetties in evening. Trix and Bill called

Mon. 15, Windy. Hose polished Merts

machine, washed some

Tues. 16, Cool, I was Maggies. Hose

went to Del Fair

Wed. 17, We went to Del and

got lots of things, and Hoses shoes Eclum R. Cable

Thur. 18, Cool. Creeming boys left

today. Packed out green tomatoes

Alta Baird called.

Fri. 19, Lovely day. We got a new double

blanket at C.A. Roots. club plain. I was

at Maggies to see new playground lit

up and to see Utica bee at Sunbury

Sat. 20, Fine day. Elliott and Bess

called. Nothing doing. I was at

Hetties in evening
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Sun. 21, Lovely day. We went to Mt Vernon,

Mansfield and home

Mon. 22, Lovely day. We washed some

windows.

Tues. 23, Lovely day. Ed Ginn painted our

storm door. Mrs. Fivez called.

Wed. 24, Lovely day. Hose at office all day

Maggie called.

Thus. 25, Awful windstorm. Gross and

Burren had to fix wires and carried

limbs away, Miss Epler came to room awhile

Fri. 26, Lovely day. W. H. Harding and

wife called. I went to Progress Club

at Freda Buells. R.R. mom came to

stay over a week.

Sat. 27, Lovely day first Ball game

we went to Newark to market and

got eats. nothing doing

Sun. 28, Partly cloudy rained a

little. I was at Hetties in evening

Mon. 29, Colder. We washed a little

Tues. 30, Fine day. We went to Del and

got Venitian Blinds, man came and

measured for them. I was at Maggies

in evening. Helen Larken got a

room for next week. I was at Maggies

in evening.

Wed. Oct 1, Nice day. partly cloudy

sprinkled.

Thus. Oct 2, Rained a little

last night. picture show over
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Mrs. Perry swept up stairs

Rained a little. Miss Gary cut and

waved my hair.

Oct 3, Rained hard last night and

raining this morning and all

day. Dedications of new playground

postponed. Put bulb on in Hall &

creamery girl lift

Oct 4, Cloudy. [illegible] was of the day

Elliott & Bess called, put bulb on in &

stairway

Sun. Oct 5, Nice day but windy warm. St Fair

this week. I was at Hetties this eve

Mon. Oct 6, Nice day warm. Rained alot

awful hard, Maggie called in evening

Miss Larkin came to stay a week.

Tues. Oct 7, Rained in night. clear

so far this morning. Rained hard this

P. m. nothing much doing

Wed. Oct 8, much cooler. nice day (Hester Reed called) House

full for St Fair. Hosea took Carrie out home

Thus. Oct 9, Partly cloudy but cool

Hose is helping Wilsons with Mr Crow

funeral. Lily Barcus called. Irene

and Lel and called. Mrs. Fivoz called

Fri. Oct 10, Nice day so far but windy

Had our venition blinds put up

Maggie and Dora called

Sat. Oct 11, Fine day. Cold, Irene Wm. Leland

were here for dinner. Trix, Bill Edna Barton

Mert Smythe & Bess and Elliott called

Sun. Oct 12, Fine day, I was at Hetties

in evening. We went to Del and
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got apples and melon. Maggie and

Dora called

Mon. Oct 13, Nice day. Helen Lurkin

came to stay a little longer

Tues. Oct 14, Partly cloudy. Gross fixed

our door bell. Hosea stayed at office

[illegible] in evening

Wed. Oct 15. Nice day so far. Hosea

is helping with Gertie Bartons

funeral. I was at Maggies this ev

Thus. Oct 16, Cold and cloudy.

I was at Barcus in evening.

Fri. Oct 17, Cold and cloudy. Threatening

put bulb on in hall. few over night

Sat. Oct 18, Rained all day. I went

to P. Mativus meeting at Lodge room

had nice time, we entertain & officers

Elliott & Bess called.

Sun. Oct 19, Nice day. Hose busy.

Maggie called.

Mon. Oct 20, Fine day. Hose has

taken Mrs Lew back to Col to be pasted

I rented 2 girls a room for a little (entire line crossed out)

while (crossed out)

Tues. Oct 21, Nice day partly cloudy

Hose busy. Girls did not come

Wed. Oct 22, Calvin's birthday, fine

day. I was Maggies in evening

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Thus. Oct 23, Rained last night today

cloudy and windy. House full last

night.

Fri. Oct 24, Nice day. Put rest of [illegible]

Sat. Oct 25, Lovely day. Our peogren

club Banquet at Cochocton and

afterwards to museum. Full [illegible]

Sun. Oct 26, Fine day. House full

last night. I have sinus trouble

bad. Maggie, Dora, Irene, Leland

called.

Mon. Oct 27, Hose busy all day, rained

awful hard, got a few apples.

Tues. Oct 28, Colder much. Maggie and

I went over to see Dr. Livingston and

Hose and later went over to see Dr. Miller

Lilly, Rosa and Hettie called

Wed. Oct 29, Nice day

Thurs. Oct 30, Nice day. Maggie and Dora called. Dr. Livingston called

We treated Halloweeners.

Fri. Oct 31, Rained all day, nothing

doing much.

Sat. Nov 1, Nice day. We went to Del to Jr.

but he was not at House, Then we went

to Womens Market and got some things

sun. Nov 2, Fine day. We went to O'Shaughessy

then to Hucinburgles, they were not

at home. I was at Hetties in evening.

Mon. 3, Rained some

Tues. 4, Rained some I did not go to

election. Maggie called. Beauty

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woman come to stay 3 days

Wed. Nov 5, Rained some lightly

Hose busy.

Thurs. Nov 6, Rained hard this A.M.

all day

Fri. Nov 7, Colder and rainy. Perfume

woman went to Delaware. Mrs. Perry

swept up stairs

Sat. Nov 8, clear not quite so cold

went down to Merts and got some more

plants. Mert, Lo, Elliott and Bess

called. Snowed some

Sun. Nov Nov 9, Spit snow not quite so

cold. Bill and Trix called. I

was at Hetties in evening (moved in)

Mon. Nov 10, Not quite so cold spit

snow again. We took Maggie and

went dawn to Chambers and got apples.

Mr. Harrold called

Tues. 11, Armistice day, not quite so cold.

I was at Maggies this evening

Wed. Nov 12, Nice day. Leland came and

ate his dinner

Thus. Nov 13, Fine day, big frost last night

Ina Knox called and took me over to call

on Tennie and May

Fri. Nov 14, Nice day, partly cloudy, a

Nestles girl came to room awhile.

Sat. Nov 12, Lovely day. Hose a little

busy. Elliott, Maggie, Alta Beard and

Daisy Cox and Mildred Bennington

called.
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Sun. Nov 16, Lovely day. Did not go away

any place, was at Hetties in evening

Mon. Nov 17, Lovely day, another

girl came to room awhile.

Tues. Nov 18, Fine day. Helen Larkin

left today.

Wed. Nov 19, Fine day.

Thus. Nov 20, Rained hard this A.M.

Calvin & Clara came for Thanksgiving

We had a nice time at Maggies

Fri. Nov 21, Nice day but cold. Mr Rhodes

called. Girls are leaving today.

(Milkplarant girls).

Sat. Nov 22, [illegible] a little colder.

Elliott and Bess called.

Sun. Nov 23, Fine day we went to

Hixenbaughs. Then I went to Hetties

Mon. Nov 24, Fathers birthday. Nice

day Bessie Perfect called

Tues. Nov 25, Fine day but cold nothing

doing

Wed. Nov 26, Nice day. Links have moved

their trucks to Furry's garage.

Bess spent the day here and

Elliott called. put bulb on in

hall

Thurs. Nov 27, Lovely day. I was at

Maggies in evening

Fri. Nov 28, Lovely day. I went to the

Progress Club with Mary Ellen out

to Barkens. Rosa called.
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Sat. Nov 29, Mothers birthday. Lovely

day. We went to Del by Lewis Center

and got Christmas cards and

other things.

Sun. Nov 30, Partly cloudy, a little cooler

I was at Hetties in evening

Mon. Dec 1, Awful foggy this morning

Hose a little busy. Ed Ginn started

to fix the storm window but it

is raining. Put window in

Tues. Dec 2, Cloudy and a little rainy

I spent the day at Bess.

Wed. Dec 3, Cloudy. Hose quite busy.

Leo VonSickle and John [illegible]

died and Bert McKay. Bulb put on sign

Thurs. Dec 4, Partly cloudy. Bert

McKay buried. We went up to see Jno

Daringan in his casket. Rained a

little.

Fri. Dec 5, Sprinkly, cloudy. Maggie

called. We went up to see Leo VonSickle

in his casket, awful blowy

Sat. Dec 6, Much colder. We went to

Del. and got some things. Mr.

Farmingese buried today. Hose busy

gone till 12:30 Elliott & Bess called

Sun. Dec 7, Cold clear day. Mert

Maggie and Dora called Leo

VonSickle buried today. Ferko

Mon. Dec 8, rained and spit snow. Hose a little

busy, chairs taken to Worthington.
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Tues. Dec 9, Nice day. War has bee de-

clared between U.S. and Japan.

I was at Hetties in evening. Window

came for old kitchen

Wed. Dec 10, Very cold. but clear.

Edith Gary cut my hair

Bess called

Thus. Dec 11, Fine day. War declared as

Germany & Italy. I was Past Makers

at Mrs. Gills

Fri. 12, Cloudy cold east wind. I was

at Maggies in evening. Beem has

sold out to Jno Shoemaker

Sat. Dec 13, Rainy and snowy. Elliott

Bess and Mrs Lee called.

Sun. Dec 14, Fine day. We did not go

any place.

Mon. Dec 15, Fine day, cold, We went to

Col and got coffee maker and few other

things. I was at Hetties in evening

Mr Monroe here to night

Tues. Dec 16, Cloudy and cold. Maggie

Hettie

Wed. Dec 17, Maggie, Hettie and I

spent the day at Irenes. Fine [illegible]

Wm brot us home.

Thus. Dec 18, Much warmer

Fri Dec 19, Warmer, awful foggy, Rosa

called. Put new bulb on in hall

Sat. Dec 20, Fine day. Elliott and Bess

called. I was at Hetties in evening. She

fell and got quite badly hurt.
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Sun. 21, Fine day. Hose a little busy. I was

at Hetties in evening.

Mon. Dec 22, Shortest day. Lovely day. We went

up to see Mottie DeWitt and took her some

things. Miss Bud her last night

Tues. Dec 23, Rained some

Wilson gave us a lovely turkey

Wed. Dec 24, Getting colder. We went

to Del, and got Gogette for an-

other year also pastry. Leland

here for dinner. Turkey [illegible]

ly. I was at Hetties in evening

Thurs. Dec 25, Christmas fine day

We all went out home for dinner

but Hetties she was not able to go

Maggie here for supper

Fri. Dec 26, Nice day, Progress Club

met at Hetties. Nice time. She is getting

much better.

Sat. Dec 27, Cloudy, looks like snow

Elliott called 4 over night - turkey gone

Sun. Dec 27, Cloudy I was Hetties in

evening

Mon. Dec 29, Cold, Mert & Lo Smithe called

Tues. Dec 30, Getting warmer I was at

Maggies in evening

Wed. Dec 31, Cloudy and foggy, rained

a little dark day. It rained some

Thus. Jan 1, (1943) Rained hard, terribly windy. I was at

Hetties in evening.
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Fri 2, Windy and snowy. Rosa called

Sat 3, Elliotts birthday. Cold we

went to Del and got some things

Hose took his shoes to Cuses, shoe [illegible]

Sun. 4, Snowed hard in the night

first big snow. Hosea had gone

on ambulance trip. We took Joseph

Smith to C. Village

Mon. Jan 5, Zero this morning, bright

and clear

Tues. 6, 8 below. Bright & clear but windy

I was at Hetties in evening

Wed 7, 6 below. Partly cloudy. Made new

pillowcases. We went down to Merls

and Lo's they were not visible.

Charley Huffman put machine on

Thus. Jan 8, 12 below, clear, not windy

Fri, 14 below Jan 9, Snowed a little

Hose had a drive, I baked a cake

Sat Jan 10, 10 below. We went to Del

and got some things, also Hose's

shes. Bess Brot us some skim

milk. Bess, Ann, and Elliott

called. Hose busy.

Sun. Jan 11, 12 above, Partly cloudy.

Hose busy. I was Hetties this ev

Mon. Jan 12, 21 above, snowed a little

then lovely and clear. Hose busy.

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Tues. Jan 13, Warmer clear bright

day Hose a little busy. Bill Hixen-

baugh called and brot us a calender

Wed. Jan 14, Warmer but bright

Mr Hoover buried today. Maggie

May and Hortuse called

Thurs. Jan 15, 25 degrees above, fine

day. Mrs Perry called, Mar Osbourn

burried

Fri. Jan 16, Lovely day. Harold Shoe-

maker called. Irene made arrange-

ments for concert people to stay here.

I was at Maggies in evening

Sat. Jan 17, Wm birthday. Lovely day

We went to Del by Berlin school

for ride. paid taxes and got some

things. Elliott, Educe Rose came

and Hallie Havens called. 6 men

from Capital U. smigen all night

Sun. Jan 18, Cloudy and some rainy

We went to Hixenbaughs and called

Mon. Jan 19, Very Foggy this morning

William brot us some meat, which

was very nice

Tues. Jan 20, Fine day, Mabel came

stock called to settle.

Wed. Jan 21, Nice day. Rosa

Burcas called Mr. Vansickle

called a long time

Thus. Jan 22, Cloudy, snowed a

little last night. Irene & Leland called

and gave us a pot of soup. Bulb on in hall

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Fri. Jan 23, Fine day. Hose quite busy

I did not get to go to Progress Club at

Cornells. Rosa called a few minutes

Sat. Jan 24, Partly cloudy Maggie

and Irene called. We went to Del

and got sugar and other things

Hose has been at office most all day

Maggie came in Mr. Rhodes place and

we got some things of her.

Tues. Jan 27, Fine day. Mert Smythe

called. not much doing

Wed. Jan 28, Cold and blustery. nothing

doing. Hose got busy.

Thurs. Jan 29, Fine day

Fri. Jan 30, Presidents birthday. Fine

day. Hose a little busy. Mr. Ferke came

to room

Sat. Jan 31, Rainy all morning, evening

to freeze and snow. We went to Del

and got some things

Sun. Feb 1, Cold and blowy a little

snowy. Ferko left today

Mon. Feb 2, Cloudy [illegible] Lovely day

ground hog saw shadow a plenty, Cold

Tues. Feb 3, Fine day, Cold. We went

to Col and I got hat, shoes [illegible]

and hose.
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Wed. Feb 4, Rained hard almost all

day. Hose a little busy. I did not

go to Missionary at Miss Fivaz but

made two sheets

Thus. Feb 5, Cloudy, little colder

I was Hetties in evening

Fri. Feb 6, Rainy, not so cold. Made an

applesauce cake.

Sat. Feb 7, Very rainy we went to Del

and got some things. Elliott and

Bess called, man and woman from

alliance here over night

Sunday 8, Much colder and clear. No-

thing doing so far

Mon. Feb 9, Colder cloudy Rosa Barcus

and Mrs Fivaz called

Tues. Feb 10, Snowy and foggy

I shut the day at Bess. Had a

fine time

Wed. Feb 11, Spit snow not very cold.

Thus. Feb 12, Lincoln's birthday. Trix and

Bill called

Fri. Feb 13, Nice day. Leland and I

rene called. I was at Maggies

Sat. Feb 14, Valentine day. Fine day

Elliott, Bess and Irene called

We went to Delaware and got some

things.

Sun. Feb 15, cloudy not cold 3 over night

last night: Was at Hetties but had to come

home. Hose a little busy.

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[page 22]

[corresponds to page 8 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]


Mon. 16, Cloudy and a little rain

last night. rained all day

Tues. Feb 17, Partly cloudy. We went

to Del and paid for special tax. Hose

got shoes. Maggie called fixed shirred

rubber in my hat. I was at Hetties in even-

ing.

Wed. Feb 18, Partly cloudy not so cold aw-

ful blizzard a little while. Stella

Hannon died

Thus. Feb 19, Much colder bright

and clear. Sent to Lane Bryant today

Sweater and 2 dresses baked cake

Wegener here today, 2 over night +

Fri. Feb 20, Partly cloudy, much

warmer, Elliott & Bess called

Sat. Feb 21, Lovely day but cold

Mrs Barker and Mrs Perry called

Sun. Feb 22, Washingtons birthday. Love-

ly day. Nothing doing so far.

I was at Maggies in evening {entire line crossed out}

Mon. Feb 23, Fine day. I was at

Maggies in evening.

Tues. Feb 24, Fine day. Hose has

taken a man to Del Lumber Co.

Wed. Feb 25, Cloudy, snowed very lightly

Maggie called

Thur. Feb 26, Cold. Lily and Rosa called

Fri. Feb 27, Snowed some. I was at

Progress Club at Gertin Stones. Nice

time
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[page 23]

[corresponds to page 9 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Sat. Feb 28, Nice day. We went to Del and

got some things. Hose a little busy

Elliott called

Sun. Mar 1, Cloudy, Hose busy I was

at Hetties a little while but had to come home

Mon. Mar 2, Cloudy. snowed some

and in the night; nothing doing

Tues. Mar 3, Windy. Hose a little busy

Wed. Mar 4, Partly cloudy. Ann DeWitt come and

measured register room for paper. Sent for

paper and again for sweater. Hose busy

Mabel Cochman brot my club material.

Thurs. Mar 5, A little rainy

Fri. mar 6, Irene's birthday. Fine day

Mrs Perry, Maggie, Mert & Lo Smythe

called. Hose busy.

Sat. Mar 7, Nice day much like spring

wall paper came. We went to Delaware

and ordered door & blind venilain,

and got other things.

Sun. Mar 8, Nice fornoon, rained in

afternoon. We went to Hisenbaughs,

blew terribly all night. 2 over night

Mon. Mar 9, wind has abated but snow

ing. Alta and called still cold

Tues. Mar 10, Bright but cold. I was at

Hetties this evening. fixed old blanket

Wed. Mar 11, We went to Col. and I got

new spring coat and curtains
Roberta Hopkins' Journal 1941-1943 (p. 24)

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[page 24]

[corresponds to page 10 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Also Malton man came to room a

week. rained some

Thurs. Mar 12, Fine day. We got 2 tons

of coal today. Rosa Barcus called

I was at Maggies this evening.

Hose a little busy

Fri. Mar 13, Sent chick to Hayt

Whitney inexpensive. Raining just started.

Sat 14, Rained all night. We

went to Del and got some tings

Hose helped at office a little.

Sun. Mar 15, Fine day. Hose a little

busy. Maggie and Dora called

Mon. Mar 16, Cloudy and very rainy

Hose helped with evening funeral

at office for Mrs Holister busy

at [illegible]

Tues. Mar 17, St. Patricks day. Very win-

dy, Hose did not go Ravenna to burial.

Wed. Mar 18, Some Windy Hose not busy

Thur. Mar 19, Lovely today, We got

our venetian blind put up. I was at

Hetties a little while, Malton man

left today

Fri. Mar 20, Fine day, Belle Vance fun-

eral

Sat. mar 21, Rained quite hard, colder

Hose a little busy. We went to Del

and got some things.

Sun. Mar 22, Very windy nothing do

ing
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[page 25]

[corresponds to page 11 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]


Mon. Mar 23, Still windy. Ann DeWitt

papered register room. Rosa

Barcus called. Hose a little busy

Tues. Mar 24, Fine day. Hose a little

busy. We cleaned register room

I was at Maggies this even

Wed. Mar 25, Nice day wind in east

washed south windows

Thurs. Mar 26, Nice day.

Fri. Mar 27, Rained in evening. I was

at Hetties a little while. Washed front

windows and some woodwork. Ted left today

Sat. Mar 28, cooler, fine day. We went

to Del and got potatoes and other

things. Boy came to room awhile

work at diner, Irene, William, Bess

and Elliott called also Alta Beard

and Mrs Lee

Sun. Mar 29, Nice day. Maggie and

Dora called.

Mon. Mar 30, Rained & turned to snow

Hose busy all day. House full

last night. Snowed big last night

Tues. Mar 31, Thawing last, Hose quite

busy. Seth Gorsuch died

Wed. Apr 1, Partly cloudy, getting

brighter Fisher {crossed out} and dad came to room

a week. Fisher's dad fixed. Getting

warmer.

Thurs. April 2, Partly cloudy and windy. Elliott

called a few minutes
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[page 26]

[corresponds to page 12 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]


Fri. Apr 4, Seth Gorsuch buried

rained hard. Bess and Mrs.

Barker called a few minutes. I

went to Progress club at Edna Rosecrans

Sat. Mar 5, Foggy but cleared and

is a fine day. We went to Delaware

and got some things. Hosa took

a lady east of East Liberty and went

to Union Station for Rosa Blaine.

Mrs Perry, Dora and Maggie called

Sun. Apr 2, Easter. Fine day. Rosa

Blaine buried. I was at Hetties

Mon. Apr 6, A little windy. We wash-

ed 7 sheets. Hose busy

Tues. Apr 7, Wegeners man here + Maggies birthday. Rained

hard, I spent the day at Bess

Had nice time Hose a little busy

Wed. Apr 8, a little windy rained

We cleaned the bedroom

Thurs. Apr 9, Rained hard

Fri. Apr 10, Rained some. We went to

Centerburg, Hose had two teeth pulled

Sat. Apr 11, Cold we went to Del and

got some things. Elliott called

Sun. Apr 12, Nice day. Warmer. I was at

Hetties in evening.

Mon. Apr 13, Partly cloudy, warmer.

Edna Rosecrans called pd coal & oil

Tues. Apr 14, cloudy threatening. [illegible] pd up

and left today. We washed dining
Roberta Hopkins' Journal 1941-1943 (p. 27)

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[page 27]

[corresponds to page 13 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

room windows today and put

up curtains, Hose fixed chair today

getting ready for Progress club

Maggie and Dora called

Wed. Apr 15, Partly cloudy. Mrs Perry

and I cleaned dining room rug

Mr Leland came back to room. Mrs Fivaz

called

Thurs. Apr 16, Lovely weather, We took

down stove in little front room

and put up clean curtains. Mr Lelands room

Fri. Apr 17, Partly cloudy cooler at

night. Elliott called.

Sat. Apr 18, Much cooler. We went to

Del and got some things. Irene

Elliott & Bess called & Mrs Lee.

Sun. Apr 19, Much cooler. Hose busy

Trix and Bill called.

Mon. Apr 20, Still cold I have

been getting ready for the P.C.

I was at Hetties this eve

Tues. Apr 21, A little warmer. Maggie

Gelstons and cora called. Daisy V.

and Mrs Cochman came and we made

arrangements for P.C. meeting. Mrs.

Perry washed woodwork in Kitchen

Wed. Apr 22, Fine day. Leo Wright left

today. Hose busy
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[page 28]

[corresponds to page 14 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Thus. Apr 23, Fine day. Mrs Perry

Mopped kitchen Alta Beard

called Hose awful busy. I

worked h ard today. Hose could

not help me.

Fri. Apr 24, Lovely day. P.C. meet

with me, fine attendance

Hose busy

Sat. Apr 25, Lovely day. Ed Guin

put my back kitchen screen. Hose

put up porch swing

Sun. Apr 26, Lovely day but threat-

ing. I was Hetties awhile

Mon. Apr 27, Partly cloudy nice day.

Hose put up awning and glider.

scrubbed both porches.

Tues. Apr28, Cloudy, rained hard

Hose a little busy

Hose took Hearse to Col +

Wed. Apr 28, Very foggy last night

John Warner is washing our porch,

Thurs Apr 29, Partly cloudy. I have

sinus trouble. Bob Kirk Patrick called

Fri. May 1, Partly cloudy. Mrs Lee

& Hester called. I was at Maggies

a while, 2 over night

Mrs Lee called

Sat. May 2, Rained last night to

day fine. Bess & Elliott and

Harold Shoemaker called
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[page 29]

[corresponds to page 15 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Sun. May 3, Awful windy I was at

Hetties in evening

Mon. May 4, Bright not so windy

colder. We registered for ratson

books. Hose busy. Mrs Fivaz

Mrs Gelston called. Warner plowed the

garden

Tues. May 5, cold. washed two sheets

Mert & Lo, Mrs. Hamer and Maggie called

Edith Garee cut and washed my here

Wed. May 6, Rained some, not busy

Thurs. May 7, Cloudy and threating

cold. The first picture show to-

night. did not have it

Fri. May 8, Cloudy. We washed two

sheets, Hose sent for his house paper

Leland Came and ate his dinner

that Irene put up.

Sat. May 9 Partly cloudy We went to

Del and got some things. Elliott

called.

Sun. May 10, mothers day. Very rainy

Lovely mothers day program over radio

I was at Hetties in evening

Mon. May 11, Partly cloudy. We washed

two spreads. Went over to Rosa to

hunt for apron.

Tues. May 12 Nice day. I was at Irenes

for the day. Lura Merideth got over

O.E.S. dues Maggie called this

evening

Wed. May 13, Fine day. We went to

Col. Hose took hat to be cleaned. I got

hat and two sheets. Mrs. Fivaz called

wash painted lawn seat.
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[corresponds to page 16 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Thur. May 14, No picture show, rained

We fixed our porch vases. Got

Gno Warner 2 day plants to set out

ours. Went to greenhouse and got plants

Fri. May 15, We washed 6 sheets. Rained

hard

Sat. May 16, cold and cloudy. We went

to Del to market & got other things

Elliott, Bess and Maggie called.

Cora Perfect & Mrs. Lee

Sun. May 17, Fine day. We called at

Hester Reed and Hixenbaughs I was

at Hetties in evening

I was at Maggies

Mon. May 18, Cloudy & windy. We

went to greenhouse and got tomatoes

and snapdragon. Gno Warner set

my tomato plants, planted marigold

and zenia seed. Put out snapdragon

Tues May 19, Nice day. Did not do much

Hose a little busy

Wed. May 20, Rained some. Hose a

little busy. Mrs Fivaz called

Thurs. May 21, Cool. First picture

show. Maggie and Dora called

Fri. May 22, Rained some. Leland

brot his dinner and ate here.

Sat. May 23, Poppy Day, rained some. P.C. tea #

this P.M. We went to Del and got some

things. Hose got hat. I took Cora as

my guest and went to May Parly

at hall, Maggie and Dora called.

Sun. May 24, cold I was at Hetties

in evening 3 of Karl Burrens men came

did not go to Baccalaureate
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[corresponds to page 17 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Mon. May 25, Nice day, 2 more men came. Edna

Rosecrans called. Hose had long drive

Tues. May 26, Windy but nice day. Lovet

Merideth called on business

rained in evening

Wed. May 27, clearing I guess. Elli

ott and Bess called.

Thurs. May 28, Lovely day, warmer. We

washed 4 sheets and got cake from

Cleo. Mrs Fivaz gave us some lettuce

and Asparagus

Fri. May 29, Partly cloudy. We went to

Del to Albers new store and to market

Leland eat his dinner here. Hose

went out to Millies and got check

Sat. May 30, Partly cloudy Rained a

little cooler, Elliott called

Sun. May 31, Warm we had our Dee, dinner

as usual. Dora was here but Maggie

was in Cleveland. Mrs Lee called

Rosa Barcus called

Dale, Jim and Mary Carriage

called. Trix and Bill called

Bill came to stay awhile

Mon. June 1, Very warm. Mrs. Ana Clark

called. Rained awful hard in the

evening

Tues. June 3, Warm rained a little

not busy

Wed. June 3, We washed sheet blanket
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[corresponds to page 18 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Thur. 4, Nice day. rained a little

Picture show tonight, Maggie

called. I pd church dues.

We are busy.

Fri. June 5, Nice day so far. We washed

a little fine all day

Sat. June 6, My birthday. warm we

went to Del and got some things.

Bess and Elliott called. I was at

Hetties in evening.

Sun. June 7, Warm, rained a little

Fri. spent the afternoon with her

father.

Mon. June 8, Cooler. Mert & Lo called

I was at Barcus in evening

Tues. June 9, warmer Hose a little busy.

washed double room spreads, new rooms

Wed. June 10, Warm, I spent the day at

Bess. Mert & Lo called. I was not at

home. Maggie called.

Thus. June 11, Rained

Fri. June 12, Rained some. warm

Sat. June 13, Warm. We went to Delaware

and got some things. Elliott called

Mrs Lee and Cora Perfect also called

Rained awful hard rained hard

Sun. June 14, Flag day. Trix came to

see her father, Rained some, cold,

had fire. Auto thieves in town.
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[corresponds to page 19 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Mon. June 15, cold yet, we washed

4 sheets and hung them out

3 road men came to room for awhile

Tues. June 16, Raining cold. made

pillow cases.

Wed. June 17, Still cold.

Thur. June 18, warmer, Maggie, Edna

Rosecrans called. Mr. Buel died sud-

denly. Hose a looked after the call

as Wilson was not here Penny came

up. Mrs Lee called.

Fri. June 19, cooler & cloudy. Hose

busy.

Sat. June 20, Warm, Bess called

We went to Del and got some

things. Electrical storm tonight.

Sun. June 21, cooler. Trix here to see her

father. I was at Hetties this evening

Hose busy. Dads day.

Mon. June 22, We washed it rained

some. H.H. Van Kirk and wife overnight

Tues. June 23, Cold Rosa called. I

made a pair of pillow cases. Got

coupons for soap.

Wed. June 24, Lovely day, cool. Hose a little

busy. Hose full tonight

Alta Baird called.
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[corresponds to page 20 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Thus. June 25, Lovely day. Much

warmer. Mrs Perry swept upstairs

Maggie, Dora, Mrs Lee and Mrs Fivaz

called

Fri. June 26, We washed sheets, sprink

led some. Hose not busy

Sat. June 27, Lovely day. We went to

Delaware and got things. Maggie

called.

Sun. June 28, Fine day. Trix came to

see her father, Mary & Ed Strohm

and Mrs. Lee called.

Mon. June 29, Fine day so far

New roomer came road man

Tues. June 30, Warm Negro salesman

came. House full tonight

awful hard rain today. I was

at Maggies tonight

Wed. July 1, Rained again today

Breman man called.

Thurs. July 2, Clear. Elliott called

a few minutes. Edna Rosecrans and Mrs

Lee called

Fri. June 3, Rained this evening

Maggie called Mrs Livingston

called. We went to Del and got

rations and errand. Hose busy

Sat. July 4, Cool so far, fine day

Hose busy at office. I went out to

Elliotts to ice cream party

Clalvin & Clara called.
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[corresponds to page 21 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Sun. July 5, Fine day, partly cloudy

Mrs Livingston buried. Trix to see her

father. Mert, Lo and Edna Rosecrans called.

Mon. July 6, Rained some. Mrs. Geis here

Rosa called

Tues. July 7, Fine day. We went Del.

and got some things, pd taxes and

got sheet muslin. I was at Hetties.

Wed. July 8, Fine day, Hose a little busy.

I was at Maggies in evening.

Thurs. July 9, Fine day. Mrs. Pery

swept upstairs.

Fri. July 10, Rained some hard.

Road men left.

Sat. July 11, Nice day, We went to Del and

got things. Mert Smythe called

3 over night. Cora Perfect & Minnie Merideth called

Sun. July 12, Fine day, man came back

after wallet. Trix came to see her father

very warm. I was at Hetties in evening.

Mon. July 13, Still very warm. We put

up some sheets. rained some cooler

Howard Fisher left. Went to Curtins Writs to

work. Maggie called.

Tues. July 14, Very warm. Leland and

Irene called. nothing doing. I put

up some sheets.

Wed. July 15, War, 2 over night last

night.

Thurs. July 16, Warm partly cloudy. Mr Hayden called

I was at Maggies in evening.
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[page 36]

[corresponds to page 22 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Fri. July 17, Very warm 97 degrees nothing doing

Sat. July 18, Very warm, 2 over night last

night. We went to Del and got some

things, Mrs. Lee called.

Sun. July 19, Very warm. Trix came to see

her father. I was at Hetties in evening

Mon. July 20, Rained a little, cooler.

Maggie here in evening. We washed

Tues. July 21, Fine day. cooler, Hose

a little busy. I was at Barcus in

evening

Wed. July 22, Cloudy, cooler, sprinkled

I was at Maggies in evening

Thurs. July 23, cooler, nothing doing

Mr & Mrs Mullet and children called

Fri. July 24, Partly cloudy. Hose busy

Mrs Conestock made a nice long call

Sat. July 25, Partly cloudy and

threatening very warm. We went to

Del and got groceries and

Whistling tea kettle. I did not go

to called meeting of P.C.

Mrs. Cook called

Sun. July 26, Cloudy, Trix called

a few minutes. I was at Hetties in even

Mon. July 27, Hard rain

Tues. July 28, Fine day cooler Mrs

Perry called, rained hard, 2 over

night. I was at Maggies.

Wed. July 29, Cooler, rained. Hose had

muffler put on. Hose very busy.
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[corresponds to page 23 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Thurs. July 30, Partly cloudy. Rosa in a

minute. Rosa & Lily called in evening

Picture show tonight

Fri. July 31, Rained hard last

night and tonight

Sat. Aug 1, Partly cloudy. Edna, Rose-

crans called this morning. Steel pigeon

Mrs Lee called. Elliott called.

Sun. Aug 2, Partly cloudy and warm

Trix came to see her father. Mrs Lee

called, rained awful hard

Mon. Aug 3, Nice day. We washed 3-

sheets. Maggie called in evening

Tues. Aug 4, Fine day, cooler. We went

to Col and I got shoes and other

things. Maggie called in evening (crossed out)

Jane Chapman called. Alta Baird called

Wed. Aug 5, Cool nice day, nothing

doing. Edna Rosecrans called

Gno Warner gave us 2 quarts of berries

Thurs. Aug 6, Nice day, still cool,

Bud left today to go to the army.

I called on Cora May & Hortense

had a nice call.

Aug 7, Friday. Rained some this A.M.

I was at Maggies in evening Had fire

cold.

Sat. Aug 8, Nice day, We went to Del and

got tub and other things. Bess and

Elliott called and got tomatoes.

Mrs. Lee called
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[corresponds to page 24 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]


Sun. Aug 9, Cloudy, Rained hard in evening

Geo Sheets called. I was at Hetties

in evening. Hose busy

Mon. Aug 10, Foggy, We washed sheets

Hose a little busy. rained hard.

Tues. Aug 11, Cool, Hester Reed called.

not much doing. Mrs Fivaz called

Wed. Aug 12, Our reunion Fine day & time

We took Maggie and Nellie brot us home

Thurs. Aug 13, Cloudy, warmer. We will

not have the Street Fair during the duration

Maggie here in evening

Fri. Aug 14, Foggy this morning noth-

ing doing.

Sat. Aug 15, Nice day. We took a ride

to O. Shonessey and back to Mart & Allen

Lily & Rosa called.

Sun. Aug 16, Rained hard, Hose a lit-

tle busy. Trix came to see her

father. I was at Hetties in evening

Mon. Aug 17, Cloudy & threatening

nothing much doing. I was at

Maggies in evening. Put bulb on

in hall this morning

Tues. Aug 18, Nice day. 2 over night

Wed. Aug 19, Nice day. I was aut home all day.

cool in evening, 3 over night.

Thurs. Aug 20, Cloudy, warmer, ironed

some Maggie called we gave her corn

and tomatoes, Picture show tonight.
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[corresponds to page 25 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Fri. Aug 21, Rained hard. Elliott

called and brot tomatoes. 6 over night.

Sat. Aug 22, Very windy, Hose a little busy

We went to Del and got some things

Elliott & Bess called. We loaned her

some cans.

Sun. Aug 23, Rained hard Trix came

to see her father. I was at Hetties

in evening. Hose a little busy, cold.

Mon. Aug 24, Cold clear we washed

some sheets. I was at Maggies.

Tues. Aug 25, Fine day. We went to Col

and got sheets & drinks. Eclipse in

evening. 1 over night

Will Prior & Gno McNoware called

Wed. Aug 26, Fine day not so cold. Rosa called

got 2 more tons of coal 14.50.

Thurs. Aug 27, Clear not so cold, rained

some. Anna Moore, Amy Haley and

Edna Cross called. Hose busy. Lights

went off about 1 hr.

Fri. Aug 28, Rained hard, Maggie called

Hose a little busy.

Elliott & Bess called

Sat. Aug 29, Fine day. Mrs Osborne

died, When Hose got through working

we went to Del and got some things

Hose got new hat. Ted and Thelma

called. Mrs Goff put her machine

about stove

in garage. Walter L. came over to see

Sun. Aug 30 Fine day, Hose busy.

Bill went home. 4 over night I

was at Hetties in evening
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[corresponds to page 26 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Mon. Aug 31, Fine day. We went

out to see Mrs. Asloune in casket

Hose busy. Geis here tonight

Tues. Sept 1, Fine day. We washed

2 sheets and spread. Elliott out

Bess got some Grapes. Hose not busy.

Wed. Sept 2, Fine day. We washed

sheet blankets & scif. I was at

Maggies in evening. Dora gave

me some grape jelly.

Thurs. Sept 3, Nice day. dim sun,

cool. Mert called.

Fri. Sept 4, Bright day. I washed north room

curtains. Maggie and Dora called

Sat. Sept 5, Fine day we went to Del and

got some things some potatoes

Elliott called.

Sun. Sept 6, Fine warm day. We went

to Dales, not at home. Then to Jims

had a nice call. Frank Bell called

I was Hetties in evening

Mon. Sept 7, Partly cloudy and warm

school teacher came to room

until he gets a house. Ms. Crawford.

came to room awhile.

rained some this evening hard.

Tues. Sept 8, Rained hard. Hose busy. Ed-

na Rosecrans called. Karl Arlington

came to room awhile Hose busy, rained,

Wed. Sept 9, rained some. Hose busy

all day. Wilson is on a long trip.

rained some

Thurs. Sept 10, cloudy, cooler, Hose not busy

I called on Mrs Ramsey Friday eve but

had to come home as Hose had to go away
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[corresponds to page 27 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]


Fri. Sept 11, Rosa called. rained some

Sat. Sept 12, cooler. Mrs Kearns buried today

Mrs Barkes, Bess Elliott and Irene

called today. We went to Del and

got some things. Elliott, Bess and Mrs Barker

called. I was at Maggies in

evening, rained hard. house full.

Sun. Sept 13, Partly cloudy. Fred

Heroy called I was at Hetties in eve

Lily, Rosa, R. Jared, Mrs Getshon called

Mon. Sept 14, partly cloudy. we washed

some sheets Leland called

Tues. 15, rained

Wed. Sept 16, Rained Maggie called

girl came to room a week.

Thus. 17, Rained Mr Monroe here. Girl

came to room awhile

Fri. Sept 18, Partly cloudy, Hose a little

busy. I made a few tomato pickles

Sat. Sept 19, Hose busy, rained a

little Carrie Ross, Mrs McQuiry, Bess

and Elliott called & Cora Perce to. We went to Del

after dinner and got some things

Sun. Sept 20, Cold, nothing doing

I was at Hetties in evening

Mon. Sept 21. Cold, frost this morning I

was at Maggies this eve.
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[corresponds to page 28 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

Tues. Sept 22, Not so cold. Hose went to Del

Fair. House full to-night.

Wed. Sept 24, not so cold they are fix

ing our stove today. Walter & Willis

stove fixed very nice. Mrs Cook called

Thur. Sept 24, cold. Hose has gone to Del

Fair. Mrs. Perry swept upstairs. Boy

painted our sign. I got a new blank-

Fri. Sept 25

et on the club plan. Went to Cochran

to Progress Club, nice time went

with Mary Ellen

Sat. Sept 26, Hetties birthday We went

to Del and got new tub and other

things. rained hard in evening

Sun. Sept 27, colder, nothing doing

I was at Hetties in evening

Monday Sept 28, not quite so cold. We washed

some and to apple butter cans out to Mrs Bonhan

Mr Crawford left today (school teacher).

I was at Maggies in evening

Tues. Sept 29, Lovely day, frost for three

nights now. Picture show over Alta

Baird called.

Wed. Sept 30, Lovely day. Ed Gin plastered

a patch in the west room. Hose a

little busy.

Thus. Oct 1, Lovely day Alice Johnson cut

my hair.

Fri. Oct 2, Fine day, threatening. Richwood

game tonight. Sunbury got beat

Sat. Oct 3, Lovely day. We went to Del
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Sat. Oct 3, dutch oven and other things

Rosa & Lily called. Mr & Mrs Caraford son

Sun. Oct 4, Rainy & sunshine. I was at

Hetties in evening

Mon. Oct 5, Threatening Pd balance

and got my new blankets. Fisher

did not come for his auto supplies

Tues. Oct 6, Lovely day. Maggie and I

spent the day at Irenes, fine time

she gave us a chicken dressed.

Wed. Oct 7, Lovely day. we went down

and got apples. Fisher finally took

his belongings out of our garage.

Thurs. Oct 8, Lovely day. Maggie called

in evening.

Fri. Oct 9, Lovely day. I washed

windows on outside. Mrs. Lee called

Sat. Oct 10, Lovely day. We went to Del

and got things. Elliott & Bess called

House about full tonight.

Sun. Oct 11, Lovely day. Hose a little busy

We took a drive to Loudenville, Mansfield

and home. Hose a little busy

Mon. Oct 12, Lovely day. We washed 2 spreads

Gno Warner helped fix chair

Hose got his teeth from Hodges.

I was at Maggies in evening

Tues. Oct 13, cloudy & threatening Maggie

and I spent the day at Bess' nice time

Hose a little busy

Wed. Oct 14, Nice day
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Thus. Oct 15, cloudy, Maggie and Dora

called

Fri. Oct 16, cloudy Hose a little busy we

went to Delaware to get permit

Sat. Oct 17, Much colder, Hose busy. We

did not get to go to Del today. Elliott

called.

Sun. Oct 18, Lovely day, We called at

Gelstons, not at home. Hienbaughs. Boy

& Moores, Had fine calls. I was at

Hetties this evening.

Mon. Oct 19, Lovely day. We washed some

Rosa called. I am canning [illegible]

Mr Geis here tonight - 2 others

Tues. Oct 20, Lovely day till evening

I was at Maggies in evening. (entire line crossed out)

Wed. Oct 21, Fine day. I was at Maggie's

in evening.

Thus. Oct 22, Calvins birthday, Part-

ly nice. Hose a little busy. rained

almost all day.

Friday 23, Colder clear. Filling sta-

tion opened this morning. Has a

little busy. Filling station burned

tonight. Wilson manager badly burned

Sat. Oct 24, Partly cloudy. We went to

Del and got things. Hose sent for

Mrs Perry, Elliott & Bess called

his gasoline [illegible] Marion

Whitney, Baptist preacher stand allnight

Sun. Oct 25, Cloudy rained some. I

was at Hetties in evening

Mon. Oct 26, Cold and windy. Hose busy

We washed a little, We went to Col and
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got [illegible] day and shopped

and got apples at Chambers

Tues. Oct 27, Nice day. I was at

Maggies in evening

Wed. Oct 28, fine day we had one

P.C. banquet at Town Hall.

Thur. Oct 29, Rained some not

much doing.

Fri. Oct 30, Nice day Halloween party

tonight. Maggie called. Marylin

Olinger stayed all night

Mrs Perry swept upstairs

Sat. Oct 31, Halloween, rained all day

We went to Del and got some things

Elliott called. McBlaney called

Sun. Nov 1, Lovely day. We went out

home a little while. Mrs & Mrs Gelster,

Mildred Roberts sister, Trix and

Bill called. I was at Hetties in eve

Mon. Nov 2, rained some. We went

to Del to get gasoline straightened

out. Ted gave us some liquid

soap. Mert & Lo called

Tues. Nov 3, Election day. All republican

Hose a little busy. Hose is going

to unlock & fix fire at office. Pidge

has gone.

Wed. Nov 4, Lovely day. we washed

sheet blankets. It rained in

evening. [illegible] banquet
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Thurs. Nov 5, Fine day

Fri. 6, Hoses birthday nice day. I was at

Mrs Ramseys in evening. Our boys got

beat in Football

Sat. Nov 7, Nice day. Progress com met

here to make arrangements for club

Elliott called. We went to Del and

got some things. Hose saw about his

gas card. 2 over night tonight

Sun. Nov 8, Turned out to be fine day, nothing

doing. I was at Hetties in evening

Mon. Nov 9, Nice day. Hose busy. I fulled

around. Mrs Ledgwick called

Tues. Nov 10, rained this A.M. very blustery

Maggie, Calvin & Clara called. spit snow

Wed. Nov 11, Nice day Arin Rider buried

Thurs. Nov 12, Partly cloudy. Jim Furry

is helping Hosea make out for

gasoline rationing. Paid for antifreeze

Thurs. Nov 12, Nice day. I was at Maggies

in evening.

Fri Nov 13, Nice day much colder moved in

house almost full last night

Sat. Nov 14, Nice day cold we went to

Delaware and got some things

Bess and Elliott called and Rosa called

Sun. Nov 15, Fine day, Maggie, Trix and

Bell called. I was at Hetties in evening

Alton Baird called Mrs Perry called

Mon. Nov 16, Nice day, nothing doing

Tues. Nov 17, Rained a little doing. I

spent the day at Bess & Elliotts, nice

time
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Wed. Nov 18, Very foggy. nothing doing

4 over night tonight

Thurs. Nov 19, Foggy this A.M. Hose had been

busy getting rationed gasoline. We

went to Del to see about gasoline

Mrs Goff p'd garage rent

Fri. Nov 20, Fine warm day. Rosa & Lily

Mrs Slicks & Mrs Perry called. 3 over night

Sat. Nov 21, Rainy day. Miclin gum ball

game. We went to Del and got things

Elliott & Bess called. house full tonight

Miclin gum ball game.

Sun. Nov 22, Nice day. I was at Hetties

in evening

Mon. Nov 23, Rained all day. We washed 2 sheets

Tues. Nov 24, Fathers birthday Pretty

good day. Sura Merideth called and

got our O.E.S. dues. I made an apple

sauce cake

Wed. Nov 25, Fine day. Mrs Perry called

and Alta Beard called.

Thurs. Nov 26, Much colder. We all went

to Maggies for dinner, had a nice time

moved back in tonight

Fri. Nov 27, cold. Rosa called. Irene

here for supper. We entertained at the

Town Hall for our meeting. Irene

was the Hostess, fine time Elliott called

Sat. Nov 28, Getting warmer. We went

to Del and got some things. Cream

station moved to the diner Hose busy
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Sun. Nov 29, snowed last night, bad day today

Hose helping Wilson

Mon. Nov 30, Nice day Mrs Meeker buried

Bess & Elliott called

Tues. Dec 1, Foggy bad day. We hung up

some sheets. Hose busy. He got card

for Livery gasoline.

Wed. Dec 2, Much colder. Nothing doing

Thurs. Dec 3, Wind not so high, warmer

first practice air raid tonight

Fri. Dec 4, Not so cold I was at

Hetties in evening

Sat. Dec 5, cold partly cloudy. We went

to Del and got some things. Elliott, Bess

Maggie and Mrs Goff & Irene called. Snowed

quite hard tonight. Irene gave us cookies

Sun. Dec 6, Cold. Hose a little busy. We did

not go any place

Mon. Dec 7, Not so cold. Rosa called

Geis here tonight 3 others

Tues. Dec 8, Lovely frosty morning &

Edith Garee cut, washed & curled my hair

Hose busy. Mrs Perry called

Wed. Dec 9, Warmer, partly cloudy We to

Col. Hose got new suit and I got hat. I

was at Maggies in evening

Thurs. Dec 10, Partly cloudy. We went

to Del and Hose got finished up on his

gas rationing. Government man came

to stay 4 days. We put our Christmas

tree up
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Fri. Dec 11, Partly cloudy, Hose busy.

Sat. Dec 12, Snowed hard Hose gone all day

Kilborne, House full tonight. Elliott called.

Sun. Dec 13, Nice day government man

still here

Mon. Dec 14

Tues. Dec 15, Rained and snow Hose

busy. Gov. man went. Mrs Smith buried

Sam Wilcox killed

Wed. Dec 16, Bright day. We went to Del

to finish up gas rationing Alta Baird called

Thurs. Dec 17, Snowed hard. Edna Rosecrans

called. Mrs Wilcox buried

Sat. Dec 19, Warmer cold we went to

Del and got some things. Mrs Flem-

ing was not there, as Mr Fleming had

just died. Elliott & Bess called

Fri. Dec 18, Still cold I went to P.C.

at Maggies, had a nice time

Sun. Dec 20, Still cold. We called at Trix

Nice day Senbaughs

Mon. Dec 21, Shortest day. Very cold,

coldest night yet
Wilson gave us a turkey

Tues. Dec. 22, Not so cold Foggy and

slippery & rainy I had a bad

spell of nose bleed in night

Wed. Dec 23, Still Foggy. got our

Christmas most all sent. Billy and

Olin Strong called. Olin gave glass of Jelly and

piece of cake. Irene sent presents.
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24, Ice slippery

25, Christmas. We went out home. Took

Maggie and Hettie, nice time, turned

out to be bad day, nothing doing. Very

Sat. 26, threatening Elliott called

Sun. Sept 27, Irene Wm and Leland

here for dinner nice afternoon. I

was at Hetties gave her turkey & cake

also Hosea took to Maggies

Mon. Dec 28, Dark rainy day. Hose

a little busy.

Tues. Dec 29, Rained hard all day, nothing

doing.

Wed. 30, Still cold and rainy

Hose awful busy. Trix gave [illegible]

Thurs. Dec 31, Cloudy colder. Hose busy

Lucile Townley called on business

1943 Jan. 1, New Years Day. Wet snow

Hose busy. snowed and thawed al-

most day.

Jan 2, Cloudy. Hose a little busy.

Jan 3, Rained awful wind tonight

I was at Hetties this eve. Hose busy

Mon. Jan 4, Fine day cold. We went to

tires inspected

Delaware had car greased, paid taxes

and got some things.

Tues. Jan 5, Fine day. We got 100 lbs

of potatoes from Mr Peel. Carl Olinger,

Mrs Perry & Mrs Fivaz called

Wed Jan 6 cold
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Jan 6, Cloudy & foggy

Thus. Jan 7, snowed hard, cold.

Fri. Jan 8, still cold. Rosa called

Chicago man came back for a little

while, nothing much doing.

Sat. Jan 9, Cold & foggy, Hose busy

we went to Del, and got some things

Elliott called. Snowed hard tonight

Sun. Jan 10, A little warmer, man from

Chicago here all day

Mon. Jan 11, Thawing much. Hose busy

Chicago man left. Henry Stith fixed window

Tues. Jan 12, Hoses mother birthday

Chicago man left. Henry Stith (crossed out)

fixed a window for us (crossed out) cold last

night 12 degrees above windy yet

Hettie called. Hose a little busy

Wed. Jan 13, Its nice day. cold

I was at Maggies in evening.

nothing doing

Thurs, Jan 14, Stormy snowing and

blowing. Hose a little busy.

Fri, cold. Hose busy

Sat. Jan 16, Cold. Elliott & Bess called

No pie at Stouts, Hose a little busy

Sun Jan 17, rained a little

Trix and Bill called. Jim Lake

burried. nothing doing, slippery

Mon, Jan 18, Thawing some, nothing doing

slippery
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Tues 19, very stormy, windy & snowing

Wed. Jan 20, Still cold. I was at

Hetties in evening.

Thurs. Jan 21, Cold. Mrs. Fivaz called

Fri. Jan 22, Lovely day, Rosa

Barcus and Dale Hopkins, Mert

Smythe called I went to P.C.

at Hoovers, Nice time

Sat. Jan 23, Cloudy threatening

Elliott & Bess called. We went

to Del by Berlin and got things

Sun. Jan 24, Nice day not cold nothing

doing

Mon. Jan 25, Much colder. Mert & Lo called

Mr Geis here tonight

Tues. Jan 26, Cloudy, cold Hose

busy

Wed Jan 27, Lovely day. Elliott

and Bess spent the day here, Ann

DeWitt called. Frank Bell came

to stay a few days

Thur. Jan 28, Cold

Fri. Jan 29, Still cold

Sat. Jan 30, Warmer. Frank Bell went home

Hose busy. Elliott called. Slivon girls called

Sun. Jan 31, Rained & cloudy. I was at

Hetties in evening

Mon. Feb 1, Fine day, Hose a little busy

Mrs Lee called. got 2400 lbs of coal

today.
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Tues Feb 2, Ground hog saw his shadow

We went to Del and little tub and things

Dora and Maggie & Mrs Perry called

Wed. Feb 3, Not cold rained a little. Hose

a little busy. Thunderstorm

Thurs. Feb 4, Nice day

Fri. Feb 5, Fine day. Mrs Perry swept

up stairs. Elliott called a few

minutes. Several over night

Sat. Feb 6, Blew and rained awful hard

We did not go any place. I baked two

pies. 3 over night. Hose busy

Sun. Feb 7, Cold & blowy. nothing

doing

Mon. Feb 8, Lovely day. Hose busy

Loop took down our light so I could

wash globe. Hose busy

Tues. Feb 9, cold east wind. Hose a

little busy. I was at Hetties in

evening. Macinn man came to stay 3 days

Wed. Feb 10, Nice day. I was out home

all nice time. rained hard tonight

Thurs. Feb 11, Blowed hard all day

Fri. Feb 12, Lovely days, Lincolns

birthday. Hose busy.

Sat. Feb 13, Bad fornoon, snowed. I went

to Del and got some things. Elliott

called. Very bad evening

Sun. Feb 14, Valentine day, very cold

Started to bury Mrs Vermillion, grave

not finished, bury tomorrow
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Mon. Feb 15, Mrs. Vermillion buried

Tues. Feb 16, Cold below 0

Wed. Feb 17, Cold. Edith Gary cut my hair

Hose a little busy

Thurs, Feb 18, Lovely day not so cold,

nothing doing

Fri. Feb 19, Lovely day. Hose busy

Elliott & Bess called

Sat. Feb 20, Nice day, much warmer

We went to Market at Newark, then

went to Boyertown

Sun. Feb 21, Very foggy Time chan-

ged today. Hose busy. Maggie

Dora & Trix Hixenbaugh called

Mon. Feb 22, Fine day, Hose busy. Thelence

Ted called.

Tues. Feb 23, Cloudy & windy. Elliott called

Rosa called.

Wed. Feb 24, Nice day. I was at Hetties in evening

Thurs. Feb 25, Nice day, Hose a little busy

Maggie called.

Fri. Feb 26, Nice day. snowed a little

Hose a little busy. little sunshine

like March. I went to Progress club

at Irvins

Sat. Feb 27, cold day. Hose a little busy

Mert, Elliott & Bess called. We went to

Del by Berlin and got some things.
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Sun. Feb 28, Cold, nothing doing

Mon. Mar 1, Cold windy. nothing doing

Tues, Mar 2, Cold, snowed fine snow all day

blackout tonight - nothing doing

Wed. Mar 3, Very cold, Mrs Lee called

2 over night

Thurs. Mar 4, Getting a little warmer

for a storm

Fri, Mar 5, Nice day, Hallie

Havens called. I was at Hetties

in evening.

Sat. Mar 6, Irenes birthday. Bess

and Elliott called awful

bad day Mrs Davidson died

Sun. Mar 7, Cold We went over to see

Mrs Davidson in her casket.

Mon. Mar 8, Cold, Mrs Perry called. Mrs

Davidson buried

Tues. Mar 9, Warmer. We went to Delaware

by Lewis Center and p'd personal tax and

got a few things.

Wed. Mar 10, Cloudy & rainy. I went

to Past Matrons meeting at Gertie Stones

Mrs Strider brot me home. Pearl Whiting

called also Mrs Goff

Thurs. Mar 11, Rained all day

Fri. Mar 12, Hose busy. cloudy
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Sat. Mar 13, Lovely day. Mrs Osbourne

Bess and Elliott called. we went to Del

and got some things.

Sun. Mar 14, Partly cloudy, much

warmer. We went out to Elliotts & Bess awhile

We took man women & kid to Westerville bus.

Mon. Mar 15, Nice day. Mr. Geis here, Mr.

Lichler funeral. Got 10 lbs of sugar

Tues. Mar 16, Rained hard last night

cloudy today. I washed front windows

and blinds.

Wed. Mar 17, Nice day. Hettie, Maggie

spent the day at Irenes. fine time

three over night tonight. I washed

the front door and blind

Thurs. Mar 18, Nice day

Fri, Mar 19, Nice day

Sat. Mar 20, Nice day Elliott & Bess

called also Rosa called

Sun. Mar 21, Nice day, we went to

Hixenbaughs & Gelston

Mon. Mar 22, cold. I was at Hetties in

evening

Tues. Mar 23, We went to Col and I got

a new dress

Wed. Mar 24

Thurs. Mar 25, Fine day, Maggie, Dora & [illegible]

Mrs Barker called Went to Maggies, hat to come
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Fri. Mar 26, Very cloudy like rain

I went to Progress Club at Wm Whitneys

Rosa called.

Sat. Mar 27, Colder. Mrs Perry, Maggie

and Irene called Mr Spier burried

Sun. Mar 28, Lovely day. cold we did

not go any place. I was at

Hetties in evening

Mon. Mar 29, Lovely day. We went to

Mt Vernon and got some things

Tues. Mar 30, Partly cloudy fine day

Harry Highman called. We went to Del

to get my glasses fixed at Yehley's

Wed. Mar 31, Lovely day. Mouros her

tonight

Thurs. Apr 1, Lovely day like summer

Fri. Apr 2, Cold 41 degrees. Mrs Perry

washed doors upstairs

Sat. Apr 3, Nice day but cold. we went

to Del and got seeds and other things

Bess and Elliott called.

Sun. Apr 4, Cold, rained a little and sleeted

Hose a little busy. 2 over night

Mon. Apr 5, Fine day. Hose to Pagetown

then we went to Delaware to see about

gasoline

Tues. Apr 6, Nice day. I was out home

all day. Maggie and Hosea came

after me.

Wed. Apr 7, Maggies birthday cloudy cold
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Thurs. Apr 8, Nice day, Hose a little busy

also he put up awning

Fri. Apr 9, Cloudy, threatening, rained

Sat. Apr 10, cold but bright We went

to Newark and stopped to see Dr T.M.

Elliott has [illegible] bad.

Alta Baird called

Sun. Apr 11, Very nice day. Hose busy

we went out a minute to see Elliott

Maggie & Dora called.

Mon. Apr 12, Cold and windy. Ina Long-

shore taken home. Mrs. Goff called

Tues. 13, Cold and snowed. Ina Long-

shore burried. I was at Hetties

in evening.

Wed. Apr 14, Awful cold and blizz-

ardy. Edna Rosecrans called

nothing doing

Thurs. Apr 15, Cold and blizzard

Hose on amb trip. we took Wilsons laundry

to Del. Hose got hat

Fri. Apr 16, Cold, Cora Perfect called.

Sat. Apr 17, Not so cold. Bess, Elliott

Mert, Lo, Lillie and Rosa called.

We went to Del and got some things.

Sun. Apr 18, Nice day. Mr. Harper called

Mon. Apr 19, Rained all day Hose a little

busy

Tues 20, Rained most of day. Hose a little

busy.
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Wed. Apr 21, Cloudy, cooler Leland

here a little while. Mrs Schmeids [illegible]

Lucile Davis called

I was at Hetties this evening

Thurs. Apr 22, Nice day. Hose a little

busy.

Fri. Apr 23, Nice day. I went to the

Progress Club over at the Hall

Lowie Perfect called. Hose a little

busy.

Sat. Apr 24, Fine day, we went to

Del and got some things then over to

Clancy Roots to Bethel Market. Elliott,

Bess and Maggie called

Sun. Apr 25, Easter, windy, rained a little

Bill, Trix & Marquirdt called. I

was at Hetties awhile

Mon. Apr 26, Lovely day, Ann DeWitt

patched Carls room & papered little

front room.

Tues. Apr 27, Rained terribly in

evening

wed. Apr 28, Much cooler. House

almost full tonight. Rosa called

Hose busy all day.

Tues. Apr 28, Pale sun threat

Alton Beard called

ening. We had a fine fish dinner

Washed two sheets.

Fri. Apr 30, Awful bad windy day.

Edna Rosecrans called, Got my dress

Sat. May 1, Lovely day, Bess & Elliott called. Bess

brot 2 cans of tomatoes. Hose a little busy

We went to Del and got some things.
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Sun. May 2, Rained some We went out

home for a few minutes. Nothing doing

Mon. May 3, Cloudy and windy. nothing

doing so far. Mr Geis here tonight

Tues. May 4, Lovely day. Alice Johnson

cut my hair. Hose a little busy.

Wed. May 5, Fine day. Lee Skimer

helped us to spade up and make

garden

Thurs. May 6, Fine day, Hose busy

Maggie and Dora called. Dine out

tonight.

Fri. May 7, Rained last night

cloudy, rained today hard a few minutes

Hose at office all P.M. Mr. Shoemaker let

our gas in porch today. Rained hard

Sat. May 8, Rained awful hard We went

to Newark and got some things. Elliott

called.

Sun. May 9, Mothers day. Rained hard. I was at Het-

ties in evening. Hose a little busy.

Mon. May 10, Rained

Tues. May 11, Rained some. Hose a little

busy

Wed. May 12, Rained some

Thurs. May 13, Fine day we went to Col and I

got another new dress. Hose busy rained

some
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Fri. May 14, Rained some Hose busy

Rosa called.

Sat. May 15, Rained some. We went to Del

and got some things. Hose busy.

Sun. May 16, Rained A.M. I was at

Hetties in evening and stopped a week Carls girl came

Mon. May 17, Rained. 4 boys over

night

Tues. May 18, Nice day. I was at Maggie

in evening. Hose a little busy

Wed. May 19, Rained some Dr

Hurringtons came to stay awhile

Thurs. May 20, Nice day so far

We washed some.

Fri. May 21, Rained A.M. Maggie called

in evening nice day.

Sat. May 22, Nice day. Preacher stayed

two nights. We went to Del and got

some things. cold

Sun. Nice day I was at Hetties in evening

Carls girl left
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Mon. May 24, Rained and cold, We are

busy. Ironed some

Tues. May 25, Nice day cool Rosa called

We are busy getting ready for Dee

Irene is sick Maggie is up there

Wed. May 26, Fine day, windy, Mert

Lo called. Rained some.

Thurs. May 27, Cloudy & very windy

Hose busy.

Fri. May 28. Rained. Maggie and

Dora called.

Sat. May 29, Rained.

Sun. May 30, Dee day. Our annual

party. Mary Hopkins & James, Trix & Bell

Cara & Hortense called. Rained some,

more May 31, Rained some Mary

Hopkins called.

Tues. June 1, Nice day I was at Maggies
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Olinger

Machine in Sept 5 pd 2.00 Sept 8 - Oct 8

P'd Oct 6, 2.00 Oct 8 - Nov 8.

p'd Nov 10, 2.00 Nov 8 - Dec 8.

pd Dec 8, 2.00 Dec 8 - Jan 8 1943

paid Jan 12, 2.00 Jan 8 - Feb 8 1943

paid Feb 2, 200 Feb 8 - Mar 8

" Mar 2, 2.00 Mar 8 - Apr 8 1943

p'd April 6 - $2.00 to Apr 8 - May 8.

" May 4, $200 to May 8 - June 8.

" June 2 - $2.00 June 8 - July 8.
Roberta Hopkins' Journal 1941-1943 (p. 64)

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Roberta Hopkins' Journal 1941-1943 (p. 64)

Description

[page 64]

[corresponds to page 50 of Roberta Hopkins Journal 1941-1943]

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Title

Roberta Hopkins' Journal 1941-1943

Subject

Hopkins House--Ohio--Sunbury
Hopkins, Roberta B--1871-1945--Journal
Myers Inn--Ohio--Sunbury
Sunbury--Ohio--History

Description

This is Roberta Hopkins' journal covering her daily activities from 1941-1943.

Creator

Roberta B. Hopkins; Sunbury, Ohio

Date

1941-1943

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/

Format

Book

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

31186002

Collection

Citation

Roberta B. Hopkins; Sunbury, Ohio, “Roberta Hopkins' Journal 1941-1943,” Delaware County Memory, accessed September 27, 2021, http://delawarecountymemory.org/items/show/16.

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