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Thursday, December 1, 2011

Working the Rural Pennsylvania Circuit

A Day in the Life: December 1st

(Aged 15)
Wea.                                         TUE. DEC. 1, 1896               Ther.

Snowed all day + all night.  Went to school.

(Aged 17)
Wea.                                          THU. DEC. 1, 1898               Ther.

Drove to school.  Snowed a little last night + this morning. 

(Aged 18)
Wea.                                           FRI. DEC. 1, 1899               Ther.

Got Little Cooley School House and billed it for Tuesday eve also billed Sayer School house for Mon. eve.  In eve showed at Pinney School.  Took in $3.10.

(Aged 19)
Wea.                                           SAT. DEC. 1, 1900                 Ther.

In A.M. went up to Mel Bragg’s.  In P.M. stayed at home.  In eve went over and got James Smith to help me cut wood Monday.

(Aged 20)
Wea.                                            SUN. DEC. 1, 1901                Ther.

Stayed at home all day.  Will went to factory.

(Aged 21)
Wea.                                             MON.  DEC. 1, 1902             Ther.

Boarded up the hen house + put the hens and pigs in. 


Editor's Note:  According to one history I found, the Little Cooley School House was built in 1884.  And, I was right in my guess that the show had moved south to Pennsylvania.  I couldn't find anything on the other locations though.


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