Monthly Archives: January 2010

1962 Diary of a Minnesota Housewife — Pt. 1

Sat. Jan.6. Girls went to choir practice. Sun. Jan.7. Went to church. Fri. Jan.12. Sheetrocked new bedroom. Sat. Jan.13. Finished with the sheetrock. Romo taped in the morning. The girls went to choir practice. Art took Marge to her music … Continue reading

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1946 Diary of a Minnesota Farmer — Pt. 11

Monday: Busy as usual. Rained all last nite. C.J. left after supper. This morn. Carl & Batz were up. We started to town at 10:00. Had 2 more teeth filled. I’ve [text uncertain] $8 in all. Cleaned sow’s pen this … Continue reading

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1946 Diary of a Minnesota Farmer — Pt. 10

Monday May 13: Planted 4 rows of red potatoes for mine. Rained a few heavy showers with a hard wind. Blew some of the scaffold down. Tue. May 14: Got a card from Onamia – I can get a pair … Continue reading

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1946 Diary of a Minnesota Farmer — Pt. 9

Thurs. May 9 – Plowed rows for spuds, started planting. Cows in pasture first time. Warm & lovely. Fri. May 10 – Plowed few more rows before going to town at 9:30, took in cream, got butter, went to dentist, … Continue reading

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1946 Diary of a Minnesota Farmer — Pt. 8

Monday: Pa went to town. Harrowed. I hauled 2-3 loads [manure] out. TB tester came to inspect cattle. All are okay. Rained in the afternoon. Cut a few sacks of potatoes prepatory for planting. Tuesday: Up with the sun, milked … Continue reading

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1946 Diary of a Minnesota Farmer — Pt. 7

Saturday Pa went to town. It rained most of today. [The folks] went to Cambridge after dinner. Olsons, Hrubens & Skroog were [here] for spuds. Baked a gingerbread – washed shirts & things – baked eggs souffle for supper. Heard … Continue reading

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