Tuesday, April 27, 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. 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."

Apr. 23 Wed. Class day participants elected by Senior class. Lillian spent the evening with me leaving at 9:15. Everything going fairly well.

Apr. 24 Thurs. Thurs. evening I attended the H.S. reception for Mr. Piper for 1/2 hour and then went with Lillian to the All Kollege Komedy at Normal.

Apr. 25 Fri. Went [to] the All Kollege Komedy again and Lillian stayed all night with me. Mrs. McLouth with Donald called this evening about Donald's work.

Apr. 26 Sat. Used vacuum + cleaned my rooms. Went down town for groceries + attended the movies at Martha. Am hoping Rob will come tomorrow.

Apr. 27 Sun.Rob came at 9:30 this A.M. and at 11:30 we went to see Dr. Breakey. Rob felt better. Worked at car after dinner. Left for home at 6:30.

Apr. 28 Mon. [written small next to date: "Jimmie"] School fair. Sent J. Moore from the room and he went home. Telephoned to Mrs. Mandeville about Rob. Martha with Mrs. Fletcher. Tired.

Apr. 29 Tues. At 3:45 left for Detroit. Going required 1 hr. 35 min. Aviation exhibition on Warren Ave--so progress retarded. Rob is better (Sore [entry stops here]

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