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1901 By-Laws of Preble Lodge, F. & A. M. - By-Laws of Preble Lodge, No. 143, F. and A. M., Sanford, Maine. Includes a listing of Names of Members.

State Lot School 1908-09 Souvenir - Souvenir for State Lot School No 7, Sparta Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, 1908-09. Includes names of teacher and pupils.

Rochester Mutual Relief Society 1885 Claims - Mutual Relief Society, Rochester, N. Y. Notifications that the Proofs of death have been received and approved by the Exectutive Committee. Includes age, date and cause of death.

Dummer Academy 1887-88 Catalogue - Catalogue of Dummer Academy, Byfield, Mass., 125th Year, 1887-88.

Dummer Academy 1885-86 Catalogue - Catalogue of Dummer Academy, Byfield, Mass., 124th Year, 1885-86.

Dummer Academy 1883-84 Catalogue - Catalogue of Dummer Academy, Byfield, Mass., 120th Year, 1883-84.

Dummer Academy 1882-83 Catalogue - Catalogue of Dummer Academy, Byfield, Mass., 119th Year, 1882-83.

Kingston Academy 1861-2 Catalogue - Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Kingston Academy, Kingston Plains, Rockingham County, N. H., For the Year ending July 18th, 1862.

St. Johnsbury Academy 1889 Catalogue - Catalogue of St. Johnsbury Academy, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, for the Forty-Sixth Academical Year Ending June, 1889.

CT Soldiers' Orphans' Home 1874 Report - Report of the Connecticut Soldiers' Orphans' Home, Made to the General Assembly, May Session, 1874. Includes a listing of the Officers of the Home.

Ohio Deaf and Dumb Inst. 1842 Report - Sixteenth Annual Report of the Trustees and Superintendent of the Deaf and Dumb Asylum of the State of Ohio, For the Year 1842. Pub. Doc. No. 47. Includes a Catalogue of the Pupils.

35th Oxford Orphan Asylum Annual Report - Thirty-Fifth Annual Report of the Board of Directors, Treasurer and Superintendent of the Oxford Orphan Asylum, to the Grand Lodge of North Carolina, A. F. & A. M. For the Year Ending October 31st, 1907. Includes a list of Names of Children and the Counties Whence They Came.

Adelphic Council No. 7 Roster for 1896 - By-Laws of Adelphic Council No. 7 of Royal and Select Masters, of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons in the State of New York. Instituted June 4th, A. D. 1856. Includes a List of Members on December 1, 1896.

Mt. Pleasant Home for Destitute Children 1884 Report - The Mt. Pleasant Home for Destitute Children at Mt. Pleasant, S. C. Incorporated June, 1883. Includes listing of Trustees and Manager.

Mendelssohn Choral Union 1888-89 Program - Season of 1888-89, Mendelssohn Choral Union, Trenton, New Jersey. Program for Tuesday Evening, November 20th, 1888, Taylor Opera House. Includes a Membership List.

Kansas City Central High 1926 Commencement - Fifty-Fourth Annual Commence- ment, Central High School, Kansas City, Missouri, 1867 - 1926, Senior Class, Nineteen Hundred Twenty- Six, Friday Evening, June Eleventh, Eight oclock, Convention Hall.

Manchester High School 1927 Graduation - Manchester High School Central, Graduation, Class of 1927 A, High School Auditorium, Manchester, N. H., Tuesday Evening, June 14, 1927.

Fairview School 1909 Souvenir - Souvenir for Fairview School, District No. 15, Grant Co., Oregon, 1909. Includes names of teacher and pupils.

1920 Island Lodge No. 120, I.O.O.F. Roster - Constitution, By-Laws and Rules of Order of Island Lodge No. 120, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Bar Harbor, Maine. Instituted September 4, 1889.

41st Georgia School of Technology Commence- ment - The Forty-First Annual Commencement, Georgia School of Technology, Monday, June 8, 1931. Campus of the Georgia School of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.

Kirk School 1928 Souvenir - Souvenir for Kirk School District No. 82, Kirk, Colorado, 1928. Includes names of teacher and pupils.

Public School 115 Souvenir for 1902 - Souvenir for Public School, District 115, Minnehana County, South Dakota, 1902. Includes names of teacher and pupils.

Scott Public School 1911 Souvenir - Souvenir for Public School, District Number Five, Scott, Columbia Co., Wisonsin, 1911. Includes names of teacher and pupils.

1906 De Soto Lodge No. 155, I.O.O.F. Roster - By-Laws and Rules of De Soto Lodge No. 155, of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Springfield, Mass. Instituted March 9, 1871. Odd Fellows Hall, Cor. Main and State Sts. Includes a List of Membership as of December 31, 1906.

5th American Asylum at Hartford Annual Report - The Fifth Annual Report of the Dir- ectors of the American Asylum at Hartford, For the Education and Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb. Exhibited to the Asylum May 12, 1821. Includes a list of pupils with their date of admission and residence.

Kranzburg School 1909 Souvenir - Souvenir for School District No. 11, Kranzburg Township, Codington County, S. Dak., 1909. Includes names of teacher (with photo) and pupils)

Troy Township School 1908 Souvenir - Souvenir for School District No. 64, Troy Town- ship, Pipestone County, Minnesota, 1908. Includes names of teacher and pupils.

Havana Public School 1906-07 Souvenir - Souvenir for District No. 49, Havana Town- ship, Deuel County, South Dakota, School Began Sept. 17, 1906, Closes June 28, 1907. Includes names of teacher and pupils.

Havana Public School 1899-1900 Souvenir - Souvenir for Public School, District No. 49, Havana Township, Deuel County, S. D., 1899 - 1900. Inc- ludes names of teacher (photo missing) and pupils.

Havana Public School 1898-99 Souvenir - Souvenir for Public School, Havana Tp., Duel Co., S. D., Oct. 17, 1898 - Feb. 3, 1899. March 27, - June 16, 1899. Includes names of teacher (with photo) and pupils.

Illinois State Penitentiary 1902 Report - Report of the Commissioners of the Illinois State Penitentiary at Joliet for the Two Years Ending September 30, 1902.

New York State Prison 1910 Report - Annual Report of the Superintendent of State Prisons for the Year Ending September 30, 1910. State of New York Prison Department: Sing Sing Prison, Auburn Prison, Clinton Prison, Great Meadow Prison, State Prison for Women, Matteawan State Hos- pital for Insane Criminals, Danne- mora State Hospital for Insane Convicts.

Maine State Prison 1902 Report - Annual Reports of the Inspectors, Warden and Subord- inate Officers of the Maine State Prison, Thomaston, Maine, 1902. Includes a table showing Convicts in Custody, November 30, 1902.

New York State Prison 1886 Report - Annual Report of the Superintendent of State Prisons of the State of New York, For the Year 1886. Transmitted to the Legislature January 12, 1887.

New York State Prison 1878 Report - First Annual Report of the Superintendent of State Prisons of the State of New York. Transmitted to the Legislature January 9, 1878.

Canadian Society of NY 1914 Year Book - The Canadian Society of New York. Organized 1897. Incorporated 1910, Under the Laws of the State of New York. Year Book, MCMXIV.

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I am your host, Judy Rosella Edwards. I have been involved with genealogy since 1973.

I am an associate editor for Genealogy Weekly News & Information Service. I am also a contributor to the Dictionary of UU Biography (free access!).

I host several sites for the Genealogy Trails History Group where the motto is "Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy":

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Dora Wade Diaries: 1931 to 1937 by Judy Rosella Edwards

It was an era of general stores, hucksters and the thrill of mail order catalogs. Entertainment consisted of the Prairie Farmer and a little Crosley radio that ran on short-lived "B" batteries ordered from Sears. A fresh battery meant an evening listening to the Barn Dance on WLS, the radio station of the "World's Largest Store"—which, of course, was Sears.

Dora Etta Wade, a young woman living in rural Shelby County, Illinois, diaries the Great Depression and the Dustbowl. She frequently mentions her concern over keeping their telephone party line, Number 84, working when customers had to maintain their own poles and lines. Access depended on all members of the party line paying their "telephone dues."

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