COLUMN, Gales Creek, HISTORY

Column | The Diaries of Esther Lilly Hundley: Election Day special edition

The farm that Esther Lilly Hundley and her family lived on in Gales Creek

Cast of characters

--Esther Lilly Hundley & Charles Hundley (written as Charley/Chas), the author of the diaries and her husband.

--Bill (written as Billie) and Elsie, Esther and Charles’ firstborn and his wife. 

--Ted and Thelma, Esther and Charles’ second-born and Ted’s wife.

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--Gladys and Roy Bills (written as Mr. B. or Mr. Bills), Esther and Charles’ third-born and her boyfriend.

Tuesday, November 6, 1928 - A nice day. Election Day - Herbert Hoover elected president. Calvin Coolage went out. Gladie set some traps. Billie & Elsie came after supper to listen over radio returns from election.

Tuesday, November 4, 1930 - Foggy & some cloudy. I put out a wash, then scrubbed kitchen, killed a chicken . . .

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