Tuesday, April 20, 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. 15 Tues. A great number of students absent on account of the rain. Marjorie Moore invited me up stairs to dinner. Cold + rainy. Awful! Mr. Piper returned this noon.

Apr. 16 Wed. Junior Chapel--Play "Lest We Forget." Bo't new brown sweater. Miss Laird in the evening. Lillian was here this morning. Mrs. Drake is just courteous to me.

Apr. 17 Thurs. Pd. $9.75 for new sweater. Wore it today. School fair. Mrs. Drake's Physical Sr. exhibition tonight. Also mass meeting at Temple for Victory loan.

Apr. 18 Fri. After school I had my battery bro't over from the school b'ld'g + placed in car. Wm Arbaugh then drove about the city for a little while.

Apr. 19 Sat. Spent over 2 hours this A.M. cleaning my car. Went to Movie "Infatuation" in P.M. Miss Bachers had a party in evening.

Apr. 20 Easter Sun. Went down to Rob's in the rain. --Returned in sunshine. They liked their Washington souvenirs. Saw Dr. Breakey about Rob.

Apr. 21 Mon. Teacher's meeting after school to elect Sem. [newspaper] staff. Heard rehearsal of "Pot of Broth." Went to Forum to see Junior play + War Tableaux.

Apr. 22 Tues. Am on half duty at noon this week. Mr. Beach was in last night after school to talk about his work. Took out my car after supper + called on Mr. + Mrs. Hayes. Car "bum."

1 comment :

Phantom Railfan said...

"Infatuation" was, according to the Internet Movie Database, made in 1915. Starred Harry Pollard and Margarita Fisher. Probably a lost film, now...