Western Michigan College of Education
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The collection is composed of one five-year diary owned by Ella Sheldon Rogers (1874-1944) who spent the last 14 years of her life in the Michigan cities of Kalamazoo and Delton. The collection additionally has two letters from Ella's son-in-law Leon Leonard, a diploma for her daughter Eloyse Rogers Leonard, their marriage certificate and a family cookbook compiled for Eloyse Rogers Leonard along with a few single sheets.
Item — Folder: 1, Object: 4
Identifier: Item 4
Scope and Contents Ella Sheldon Rogers received this five-year diary on July 13, 1935 from Alice Sheldon Curtis and Anne M. Sheldon. She began to write faithfully every day after that and kept it going through the first quarter of 1936. After that up until January of 1942 there are periodic entries. At this time, Ella is living with her daughter Eloyse and her husband Leon Leonard and their children in Delton, Michigan so she refers to activities surrounding them. She talks about buying a refrigerator for their...