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    • Journal of Randolph M. Probstfield, circa 1860 - 1878, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1860 - 1878
    • First volume of Randolph M. Probstfield’s personal journals, which he wrote in a ledger book. Probstfield began writing this volume in the 186? when he lived in Georgetown, Minnesota, and worked as a Hudson’s Bay Company Agent. Probstfield...
    • Northwest Minnesota Historical Center
    • Morgan May Journal, 1861-1871, May Township, Minnesota

    • 1861 - 1871
    • Morgan May's handwritten farm journal from February 9, 1861, through April 14, 1871. Morgan May, a farmer from England, was the first settler in the part of Washington County, Minnesota, now known as May Township. His journal provides a detailed...
    • Stillwater Public Library
    • Diary of William Ellis Stork, Volume 1, Preston, Minnesota

    • 1865-01-01
    • Daily experiences of William E. Stork as he recounts the towns he travelled through, the mileage covered, and the expenses incurred during his tenure with the military; his enlistment of January 1865; his arrival in Knoxville, Tennesee; attempts to...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of William Ellis Stork, Volume 2, Preston, Minnesota

    • 1866-01-01
    • Daily experiences of William E. Stork at Bryant Stratton and Spencer's Commercial School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; the reconstruction era of the Civil War, and farming in southern Minnesota. Events of particular interest include his work near...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Journal of Randolph M. Probstfield, 1873-1876, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1873 - 1876
    • Second volume of Randolph M. Probstfield’s personal journals, which he wrote in a ledger book. Probstfield began writing this volume in 1873, after he had settled at his farm in Oakport Township on the Red River. Probstfield mixed his accounting...
    • Northwest Minnesota Historical Center
    • Journal of Randolph M. Probstfield, 1878-1879, Moorhead, Minnesota

    • 1878
    • Third volume of Randolph M. Probstfield’s personal journals, which he wrote in a ledger book. Probstfield began writing this volume in 1878, after he had settled at his farm in Oakport Township on the Red River. Probstfield mixed his accounting...
    • Northwest Minnesota Historical Center
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, Volume 6, Jasper, Minnesota

    • 1886-01-01
    • The daily experiences of 10-year-old Florence C. Stork growing up in rural Jasper, Minnesota, included watching for the milkman; helping Mamma; taking care of her brother, Norman Clinton; looking out the window; marking on her slate; making clothes...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, Volume 1, Jasper, Minnesota

    • 1893-01-01
    • The daily experiences of 16-year-old Florence C. Stork growing up in rural Jasper, Minnesota, that includes samples of her artwork; favorite quotations; the details of who visited and who they visited; Mamma giving music lessons; taking painting...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, Volume 2, Jasper, Minnesota

    • 1893-06-05
    • The daily experiences of 16-year-old Florence C. Stork growing up in rural Jasper, Minnesota, including the acknowledgement of her birthday and grief of aging; details of books read, paintings made, and household chores accomplished; noting her...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, Volume 3, Jasper, Minnesota

    • 1893-07-14
    • The daily experiences of 16 year old Florence C. Stork as a child growing up in rural Jasper, Minnesota including references to letters sent and received; Callie the hen and her egg production; painting; selling eggs and butter in Jasper; general...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, Volume 4, Jasper, Minnesota

    • 1893-09-08
    • The daily experiences of 16-year-old Florence C. Stork growing up in rural Jasper, Minnesota, with experiences including: the celebrations of her mother, Grace, brother, Norman Clinton, and father, William; a variety of illnesses including the...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, Volume 5, Jasper, Minnesota

    • 1893-11-22
    • The daily experiences of 16-year-old Florence C. Stork growing up in rural Jasper, Minnesota, with experiences including: general weather observations; notations of letters sent and received, books read, and housework done; Thanksgiving and...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, Volume 7, Jasper, Minnesota

    • 1894-03-12
    • The daily experiences of 17-year-old Florence C. Stork growing up in rural Jasper, Minnesota, with her mother, Grace, brother, Norman Clinton, and father, William. Her daily schedule includes painting pictures and cards; completing housework and...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, Volume 8, Jasper, Minnesota

    • 1894-10-16
    • The daily events and visits of neighbors and friends to 17-year-old Florence C. Stork living in rural Jasper, Minnesota, with her family. This diary contains references to the threshing crews; her Grandpa Stork's wellness and activity; her mother's...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, Volume 9, Jasper, Minnesota

    • 1895-04-20
    • Daily experiences of 18-year-old Florence C. Stork living with her family in rural Jasper, Minnesota. In addition to the notations of visits made and received, general weather observations, listing of household chores accomplished, and clothing...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, Volume 10, Jasper, Minnesota

    • 1895-09-22
    • Eighteen-year-old Florence C. Stork relates the daily chores, visits, and correspondence she is a part of while living in rural Jasper, Minnesota, with her family. She also tells of ""the faithful old windmill laying flat on the ground""; preparing...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Glanville Smith Diary, March 20, 1911 to November 1, 1911

    • 1911-03-20 - 1921-03-09
    • Handwritten in pencil, the first diary of Glanville Smith as a ten-year-old boy. He comments about his home and school life, also vacationing at the family's Pleasant Lake cottage. Towards the back of the diary, there are, written, in pencil, from...
    • Stearns History Museum
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, 1915, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1915-04-15 - 1915-10-02
    • The daily experiences of Florence C. Stork and her family as they live in suburban/rural St. Paul, Minnesota. Experiences include recording correspondence; dairy and egg production and sales; gardening; daily chores; the comings and goings of her...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Clinton Stork, 1915-1916, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1915-08-01 - 1916-07-25
    • The daily experiences of Clinton Stork in suburban/rural St. Paul, Minnesota. Experiences include work at H.B. Fuller; maintenance and repairs of his Ford automobile; chores; property management; real estate; participation with Christian Endeavor;...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, 1915-1916, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1915-10-01 - 1916-05-31
    • The daily experiences of Florence C. Stork and her family as they live in suburban/rural St. Paul, Minnesota. Experiences include a record of correspondence; dairy and egg production and sales; daily chores; Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Memorial...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, 1916, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1916-06-01 - 1916-10-10
    • The daily experiences of Florence C. Stork and her family as they live in suburban/rural St. Paul, Minnesota. Experiences include a record of correspondence; dairy and egg production and sales; daily chores; the comings and goings of her brother,...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Clinton Stork, 1916-1917, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1916-07-26 - 1917-06-30
    • The daily experiences of Clinton Stork in suburban/rural St. Paul, Minnesota. Experiences include work at H.B. Fuller; maintenance and repairs of his Ford automobile; chores; property management; real estate; participation with Christian Endeavor;...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, 1916-1917, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1916-10-11 - 1917-02-06
    • The daily experiences of Florence C. Stork and her family as they live in suburban/rural St. Paul, Minnesota. Experiences include recording correspondence; grieving the loss of her mother, Grace Stork; dairy and egg production and sales; daily...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Glanville Smith Diary, April 6, 1917 to July 31, 1919

    • 1917-04-06 - 1919-07-31
    • Handwritten in black ink. Mr. Smith comments about every day life as a teenager growing up in St. Cloud and attending Technical High School. Mr. Smith wrote portions of this journal from April 6, 1917, to April 15, 1917, from November 28, 1918 to...
    • Stearns History Museum
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, 1917, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1917-07-01 - 1917-10-26
    • The daily experiences of Florence C. Stork and her family as they live in suburban/rural St. Paul, Minnesota. Experiences include recording correspondence; lessening grief of the loss of her mother; dairy and egg production and sales; daily...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Clinton Stork, 1917, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1917-07-01 - 1917-12-22
    • The daily experiences of Clinton Stork in suburban/rural St. Paul, Minnesota. Experiences include work at H.B. Fuller; maintenance and repairs of his Ford automobile; chores; property management; real estate; participation as President with...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Florence C. Stork, 1917-1918, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1917-10-26 - 1918-08-20
    • The daily experiences of Florence C. Stork and her family as they live in suburban/rural St. Paul, Minnesota. Experiences include recording correspondence; lessening grief of the loss of her mother; war restrictions on wheat and butter; daily...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Clinton Stork, 1917-1918, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1917-12-22 - 1918-05-31
    • The daily experiences of Clinton Stork in suburban/rural St. Paul, Minnesota. Experiences include work and a promotion at H.B. Fuller; maintenance and repairs of his Ford automobile; chores; property management; real estate; participation as...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Diary of Clinton Stork, 1918, St. Paul, Minnesota

    • 1918-06-01 - 1918-12-31
    • The daily experiences of Clinton Stork in suburban/rural St. Paul, Minnesota. Experiences include work at H.B. Fuller; maintenance and repairs of his Ford automobile; chores; property management; real estate; participation as President with...
    • Rockford Area Historical Society
    • Glanville Smith Diary, July 31, 1919 to October 14, 1919

    • 1919-07-31 - 1919-10-14
    • Mr. Smith comments about his adventures while staying at his family's cottage on Grand lake and his impressions about his first month and half as a senior at Tech High.
    • Stearns History Museum
    • Glanville Smith Diary, October 14, 1919 to January 19, 1920

    • 1919-10-14 - 1920-01-19
    • Mr. Smith comments about his experiences with his fellow students and teachers at Tech. He also comments about Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. Photo attachments in the front and back of the diary include the Tech 1919 football team (all...
    • Stearns History Museum
    • Glanville Smith Diary, January 20,  1920 to March 5, 1920

    • 1920-01-20 - 1920-03-05
    • Mr. Smith writes about his impressions of his close friends. He also talks about attending the circus and a musical concert. School remains the focus of his writing. Two photos of friends are interspersed with a musical composition penned by the...
    • Stearns History Museum
    • Glanville Smith Diary, March 5, 1920 to April 5, 1920

    • 1920-03-05 - 1920-04-05
    • Handwritten in blue pen, a diary of a St. Cloud Technical High School senior recalling his daily experiences while attending school classes and extracurrcular activities. Attached to the pages of this book are photographs, letters, tickets,...
    • Stearns History Museum
    • Glanville Smith Diary, April 7, 1920  to May 5, 1920

    • 1920-04-07 - 1920-05-05
    • Handwritten in blue pen, a diary of a St. Cloud Technical High School senior recalling his daily experiences while attending school classes and extracurrcular activities. Attached to the pages of this book are photographs, letters, tickets,...
    • Stearns History Museum
    • Glanville Smith Diary, May 25, 1920 to May 28, 1920

    • 1920-05-25 - 1920-05-28
    • Handwritten in blue ink. Mr. Smith comments on the final days of his high school career which include a state Civics exam and commencement exercises. This is a bound leather, hard cover diary.
    • Stearns History Museum

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