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Louise Decker Diary

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3799
Scope and Contents Louise Decker was born in 1912 in Otsego, Michigan. While writing this diary, she lived on Washburn Street and Dayton in Kalamazoo Michigan. She died on July 16, 1998 in Kalamazoo.She kept this diary over five years between 1939 and December 1942. She recorded an entry of three or four lines almost every day. Every day she wrote about what she and her husband, Frank, did and about the weather. Most of the entries are about cleaning the house, shopping with her sister, visiting...
Dates: 1939-1942

Pearl Prouty Howard Diary

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Identifier: RH-A-4291
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one 1906 Excelsior Diary formerly belonging to Pearl Prouty Howard (1852-1925) who lived in Kalamazoo, Michigan.The diary primarily concerns the day to day activities of Pearl (Perley) Prouty Howard, and her family. She discusses the weather, her daily activities such as doing the washing, cooking, churning butter, and going to town. Pearl often describes the activities of her husband George who she refers to as Geo, her daughter Alice, and her son...
Dates: 1906

Ruth Van Horn Zuckerman

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Identifier: RH-A-4040
Scope and Contents Ruth Genevieve Van Horn Zuckerman was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on November 7, 1900 to Samuel H. Van Horn (1875-1938) and Laura J. (Mills) Van Horn (1880-1967). As a young adult, Ruth attended Western Michigan College (1918-1921) and the University of Michigan (1921-1922) to receive a B.A. in English. Continuing her studies, she returned to the University of Michigan (1925-1926) and also attended Columbia University (Summer 1935, Fall 1936-1967) to receive a M.A. in English with a minor in...
Dates: 1936-1985

Teresa B. Bowmaster Diaries

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Identifier: RH-A-4241
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of twelve diaries written by Teresa B. Bowmaster (1882-1969) from 1918 and 1939-1965. The diaries document the daily life of Teresa Bowmaster.

Two notable entry in the diaries: on July 30, 1960 and August 8, 1960, Teresa writes that her husband Frank passed away and finding out that her son John had also passed away.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1918, 1939-1965

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Bowmaster, Frank, 1869-1960 1
Bowmaster, John Maynard, 1904-1960 1
Bowmaster, Teresa, 1882-1969 1
Bunkers, Suzanne L 1
Decker, Ella Louise Squires, 1912-1998 1