These are the last of the 1944 posts. There are a few 1943 that I’ll post next Monday and then a few 1946 that I’ll post the Monday after that. She wasn’t a very consistent writer 🙂

15 May 1944

15 May 1944

Monday 15 May 1944

Dear Diary,

Went to school. Got a telegram from Ned he’s coming home. Finished the puzzle. Did my social science. Listen to Lux + Gild Theater + Blondie. Went over to Pats played volleyball awhile. Didn’t put up my hair. 

 

16 May 1944

16 May 1944

Tuesday 16 May 1944

Dear Diary,

Went to school only in the morning stayed home with Dickie + Brian. Big Betty wall papered Ned’s room.  Had a lot of fun but frankly I did miss school. Went to the show saw Don O’Conner + Blondie. 

17 May 1944

17 May 1944

Wednesday 17 May 1944

Dear Diary,

Went to school. Made butterscotch pudding. Couldn’t play basketball it rained. Went to the shows saw “The Solvens” [The Fighting Sullivans is my guess] was it good. I cried almost all the way through it. Also saw Alan Ladd again. Mom put up my hair.

1 August 1944

1 August 1944

Tuesday 1 August 1944

Today I went to the show with Catherine + tonight I went with Francis  Kovagel. I saw “In Which We Serve” + “Stand By For Action.”

7 August 1944

7 August 1944

Monday 7 August 1944

Worked until noon. Was shopping with Betty. She had a party and Dick + I Lill called.

8 August 1944

8 August 1944

Tuesday 8 August 1944

Got up at noon. Went to the show with Mickey. Saw “Dixie.” Got a birthday cable from Gene.

24 December 1944

24 December 1944

Sunday 24 December 1944

Christmas Eve. Went Christmas Caroling with Bud, Tillie, Eggs, Janie, + Jack. Got $2.70. Jack, Marge, Grant, and Pee Wee came over. Put the rest of the Christmas gifts under the tree. Read a love book. Merry Christmas Ned and Gene.

25 December 1944

25 December 1944

Monday 25 December 1944

Christmas morning. I got a skirt and jacket, billfold, p.j. pants, + brazziers, hat and gloves, bracette. Got mom a music box and box of cards, socks and slippers. Had a wonderful Christmas. 

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