Tuesday, December 22, 2009

The 1919 Diary of Ypsilanti High School Teacher Carrie Hardy

Part of a year-long weekly serialization of Ypsilanti high school math teacher Carrie Hardy's diary.

Dec. 16 Tues. School fair. More report work. Faculty play being rehearsed. Sold 18 tickets. School Board gives bonus of $100.

Dec. 17 Wed. Today there were two performances in P.M. + one in Eve of faculty play. No school this P.M. but I worked there all day.

Dec. 18 Thurs. Draft from Central Business Men's Asso'n for $99.43 for last summer's illness. Rec'd $155 ($25 bonus) for school Mo.

Dec. 19 Fri. Handed in my report for the month before leaving the building. Knitting hard on Catherine's sweater. Bath.

Dec. 20 Sat. Van cleaned for me $1.20. Did a little Christmas shopping. Went over to Mrs. Hutching's for loaf of home made bread $.20 Knit.

Dec. 21 Sun. Knit nearly all day. No church. Van went into Detroit. Mr. Ross caring for furnace. Shall rest some this vacation. H's chick $40.

Dec. 22 Mon. More Christmas plans. Went down town 3 times. Knit. Lillian over in evening. Mr. Ross came in also.

Dec. 23 Tues. Letter from Freida. Dentist this morning, filled a tooth. $1.00. Delivered the Webb presents. Called on the Hayes's + Edna Simpson. Knit.

Thanks for reading; tune in next Tuesday for the next series!

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