Tuesday, May 25, 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.May 20 Tues. Student-faculty Council after school, discussed the Constitution. Lillian + Miss McNeil called after supper. Rain.

May 21 Wed. Soldiers returned. Parade. After supper went to a rehearsal of one of the Faculty plays with Lillian. Then four of the teachers saw Nazimova at Martha.

May 22 Thurs. After supper. P. L. S. meeting. Miss Lich and I told stories. Not a good meeting. Next is election of officers-the last of the year.

May 23 Fri. Finished and turned in my report. Helped May Webb recover the money stolen from her by a little boy. Paid Prof. McKay $10.00 on Y. M. C. A. work.

May 24 Sat. Swept + dusted then Lillian + I went into Detroit. Saw show at New Detroit Theater. Mrs. Wheeler called in the evening and Miss Laird.

May 25 Sun. Did not go to church. Did a number of things about the house. Drove out into the country--car not acting well. Lunch in country with Lillian.

May 26 Mon. Teachers meeting but I was excused to tutor the boys. Valves ground and spark plugs cleaned. $6.30.

May 27 Tues. School attendance in P.M. awful on account of May Day on the Green at Normal. Saw Little Women with Lillian at Martha.

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