Amanuensis Monday: May 7th- May 14th 1944

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Sunday 7 May 1944

Dear Diary,

Didn’t go to sunday school. I’m mad at Bonnie for not going to the show with me. But I went anyway with Mom, Dad, Dick, Betty, Kye, Agnes, + Dickie. Had a gallon of ice cream. Took my bath. Mom put up my hair.

 

8 May 1944

8 May 1944

Monday 8 May 1944

Dear Diary,

Went to school. Rained this afternoon. Read a love story. Da was sick today. Listen to the Lux + Gild Theater. Mom got a new set of cute dishes. Betty gave me my birthday present. A red fathans[?].

 

9 May 1944

9 May 1944

Tuesday 9 May 1944

Dear Diary,

Went to school. Was taken out of gym to help Miss Conie. Got mom a birthday cake with 50 candles. She blew out only half of them. Played volleyball with Pat. Had a lot of fun with Brain [Brian?] Got a gallon of ice cream. Mom put up my hair.

 

10 May 1944

10 May 1944

Wednesday 10 May 1944

Dear Diary,

Went to school. Today’s Ned’s birthday. Tomorrow is mine. Played volleyball with Pat + Colleen. Bob gave me my present, it was a ring to small. Mom gave me a white blouse, a pair of blue shorts + a green skirt (she made it). Made a sundae. Mom put up my hair.

 

11 May 1944

11 May 1944

Thursday 11 May 1944

at top: Marge, Jack, Grant, + Pee Wee gave me my birthday present. It was a dollar.

Dear Diary,

Went to school. Today’s my birthday. Took my ring back + got a larger one. Margo, Jack, + Grant came over. Played volleyball with Pat. Played hide and go seek . Took a quiet bath. Marge put up my hair. Had a wonderful time today.

 

12 May 1944

12 May 1944

Friday 12 May 1944

Dear Diary,

Went to school. Made potato salad was it good. Went + got my ring, Bud went to. Grant came over. Played volleyball for a little while. Grant + I went to the court. Saw “Dinamite Kid” with Bobby Jordon. Was it good. Still working on the puzzle.

 

13 May 1944

13 May 1944

Saturday 13 May 1944

Dear Diary,

No school. Grant stayed all nite. He learned how to ride a bike in ten min. He, Bonnie, + I went to Bliss Park. + Gibby away Island [I believe she meant Ojibway Island]. Got two cokes + a malted. Went over to Dickie + Betty’s played soldiers with Dickie and Grant.

 

 

14 May 1944

14 May 1944

Sunday 14 May 1944

at top: also saw Alan Ladd

Dear Diary,

Worked out in the “Victory Garden” with dad. Made … pen. Took some pictures. Dad, mom, Toby, Betty, + I went over to Jack + Margie’s. Went to the Jenysle with Mom + Dad, Bob, Dick + Betty saw “Shine on Harvest Moon.” Was it good. Mom put up my hair.

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2 Comments

  1. I think the unknown word in the May 8th entry starts with “bath…”, not an f. It doesn’t go below the line like the previous f in afternoon.

    • NikiMarie

      I had looked back and forth at that letter but I do think you’re right. Some sort of bath item seems to be right up her alley.

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