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Three girls standing at the front steps of the school along the right hand rail. First girl has on a plaid skirt, second girl has on a plain colored dress and has her hand on first girl's shoulder, third girl is perched on the rail and has a...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Domestics--Indiana
A letter from Milroy's daughter, Ella, writing of affairs at home. Her mother and Val have been ill. Ella fell while skating. Their hired girl ran off, leaving the work for Ella to do, although they have since hired another girl.
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, letting him know that Val has been ill. The other children have started back to school. Ben is working for someone else, as Mary has only enough work for a girl, but not both the girl and Ben.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Home life; Domestics--Indiana--Rensselaer
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, writing of the children. The servant girl has left, leaving Mary without help. She and the children are excited about the possibility of going to see Milroy in the field.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Jasper (Horse); African American domestics--Indiana; Domestics--Indiana
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, filling him in on the activities of family and neighbors. She apologizes for not writing more often. Mary has hired a girl to help her around the house. Jasper is healing.
The girls are posed in front of the living room fireplace. In an effort to identify the young ladies, we find that in July and August of 1900, cousin Gladys Wilson stayed with the Porters for a number of weeks. The girls would have been 12 and 13...