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1900 Jan. 12

Gass, Louisa

Letter from Louisa Gass to Sadie Kessel

Oquakwa (Ill.) - Louisa talks of how proud of Sadie she is because of her grades, but warns Sadie to make sure she does her own work and not to depend upon Miss Adams. She also talks a bit about boys, but reminds Sadie that she does not want her to date until after University. She instructs Sadie not to waste her time with Lewis.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1902

Gass, Louisa

Letter from Louisa Gass to Sadie Kessel

Oquakwa (Ill.) - Louisa gives Sadie a hard time for not writing more often. She also warns Sadie of the dangers of driving in "electric cars" and talks about an upcoming boat ride on the river, while noting how low the river has gotten.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1885

Frank Boggess Wonderful Art Gallery

Lillian Mae Frantz

Monmouth (Ill.) - Portrait of Lillian Mae Frantz around age 7.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1842 Oct.

American Temperance Union

Youth's Temperance Advocate

New York (N.Y.) - Features a temperance song entitled "Sparkling with Light" by James H. Aikman, as well as several stories concerning temperance and politics and the effects of intemperate men on women and family.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1979 July 21

Birding on a ferry

Gambell (Alaska) - A group of birders, including Ken Irey, bird watching from a ferry.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1877 Nov.

Henderson County Teachers' Institute

Teachers' Institute

Program for the Henderson County Teachers' Institute held at the Universalist Church and Liberty School House. Activities include singing, select readings, and lectures on topics concerning teaching and education. Main lectures include "What shall we teach--how shall we teach it?;" Needs and Supplies in our Common Schools;" Common and Graded Schools: what they are and s... more

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1924 Aug. 14

Burgett, Mary

Letter from Mary Burgett to Sarah Kessel

Monmouth (Ill.) - Mary tells her mother about the difficulty she had with the horses, explaining how they had wandered two and a half miles down the road. Luckily, June and their father were able to go after them, but the horses (Katy, Letty and Prince) did not want to come home. She also notes the trouble she has had with all the ongoing ironing and the lack of time she has to complete it due to th... more

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1901

Gass, Louisa

Letter from Louisa Gass to Sarah Kessel

Oquakwa (Ill.) - Louisa tells Sarah not to write so often, explaining it is "an awful lot of bothering" having to write to Sarah every fifteen minutes. She gives Sarah permission to buy the cloak she wants.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1905

Root & Son

Irey boys

Monmouth (Ill.) - Kenneth Monroe Irey and John Hilton Irey (Roy and Lillian's sons).

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1924 Aug. 13

Burgett, Mary

Letter from Mary Burgett to Sarah Kessel

Monmouth (Ill.) - Mary tells her mother about all the entertaining she has had to do and describes one guest as being a "hippo." She clarifies that she is not trying to be disrespectful, but there is no other word to describe the woman who is "rather short but she makes up for all that in other dimensions." Mary goes on to tell her mother about gossip and who is dating who and notes that... more

Burgett-Irey Family Papers