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Saturday, October 15, 2011

Husker Du

A Day in the Life:  October 15th

(Aged 14)
Wea.                                            THU. OCT. 15, 1896               Ther.

Charlie + I sawed wood about 6 1/2 hrs.  Cut about 3/4 cd.  We husked corn about 3 hrs.  I husked 4 1/2  bu.

(Aged 16)
Wea.                                            SAT. OCT. 15, 1898                 Ther.

Went to factory then husk corn all day.  Eat dinner at grandma’s.

N.C. Wyeth: "The Husking Bee"

(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             SUN. OCT. 15, 1899                 Ther.

Stayed in the house nearly all day + slept.

(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              MON. OCT. 15, 1900               Ther.

Went to school with Gordon.  Went down to see Alice off on the train.  In eve studied till about 8 o’clock.

(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              TUE. OCT. 15, 1901                Ther.

Will + I drew in corn.  Chas husked 12 bu.

(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               WED.  OCT. 15, 1902             Ther.

Worked shingling on kitchen.  Gail worked in ditch.

(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              THU.  OCT. 15, 1903                 Ther.

In A.M. went up to farm and settled up with Brady.  Clint + I divided up the stock.  I sold him the team.


Editor's Note:   It is husking season on the farm preparing the feed for the silos. 


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