Tuesday, April 6, 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.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.

Apr. 2 Wed. Visited Capitol. Build'g, Washington Monument, Congressional Library, + Bureau of Engraving.

Apr. 3 Thurs. Saw Cocoran Art Gallery, Center Market with negro stalls + visited Keith's Theater. Sheldon tok lunch with us.

Apr. 4 Fri. Saw the monastery, the Soldier's Home and took 2 Blue Line trips. Zoo., Georgetown, Fort Myer + many beautiful homes.

Apr. 5 Sat. Purchased ticket for home. Visited Center Market and Pan American Union. **Palmist**. Saw "Better 'Ole" at National Theater.

Apr. 6 Sun. Arose late. Left Washington for home. Came by way of Baltimore + Ohio. Arrived in Detroit at 7:45 Monday. No sleeper.

Apr. 7 Mon. School resumed. Mr. Piper came this P.M. + had Faculty meeting. Lillian + Mr. & Mrs. Ross were in. Awfully tired.

Apr. 8 Tues. School as usual. Mr. Piper entering into school affairs. Lillian remained with me all night. $20 check.

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