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"After breakfast, washed dishes and [cream] separator. Worked in the garden. I picked beans, strawberries, beets, and zucchini. I cut down the hollyhocks that were through blooming, then I canned the beans and cooked the beets. I fixed strawberries to freeze. So thankful to have an [icebox] at the locker in town to keep frozen food. Then I cooked and strained soap grease, as I hope to make soap next week."

Ruth Nettleton - Reading her 1929 Journal

   

Other Excerpts from Ruth Nettleton's Interview:

Reading her 1929 journal
Keeping bees for honey
Staying cool in the summer
Learning to drive a car
Baking biscuits
Churning butter

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