Tuesday, March 30, 2010

The 1919 Diary of Ypsilanti High School Teacher Carrie Hardy

Part of a year-long serialization of Ypsilanti high school math teacher Carrie Hardy's diary.Mar. 25 Tues. School fair. Have not seen Lillian today. I am planning to leave Fri. eve.

Mar. 26 Wed. No Chapel this morning. School noisy. Went to the Mission for lunch. Marked attendance on cards. Miss Laird left for Phil. this A.M.

Mar. 27 Thurs. Mr. A. cross. Mr. Quirk & Mrs. Fletcher in Lunch Room at noon. Teachers meeting + Mr. A. gave his report of convention in Chicago.

Mar. 28 Fri. Miss Bacher's Fr. class had ice cream + wafers. Left home on 5:33 P.M. Left Detroit 8:20 P.M. Took sleeper (upper berth) + arrived in Pittsburgh at 8 A.M. Sat. Met Mrs. Mollison of Ann Arbor.

Mar. 29 Sat. Left Pittsburgh, Penn. at 9:40. Arrived in Phil. at 5:53. Met by Miss Laird + Walter. Went to Bryson Hotel. Had lunch and went to Movie. Walter Tower is with us.

Mar. 30 Sun. Saw Phil. by "rubber neck" bus. Arrived in Washington at 3:30. Mr. & Mrs. Kebler met us at train so did Mr. + Mrs. Tower for Sheldon During. P.M. "autoed" thru Park with Keblers. Am at Keblers.

Mar. 31 Mon. Went to Mt. Vernon, Alexandria, + Arlington Ht's. Chicken dinner down town + back to Mrs. Kebler's. Pretty tired.

Apr. 1 Tues. Saw Old National Museum + Smithsonian Institute, Ford Theater + Lincoln Museum. Walked about the Executive Grounds. No one allowed to enter until May 1.

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