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Box Small Collections Box 94

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Diary, 1920

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 2, Object: 1
Scope and Contents In the 1920 diary, Hermann joins the Freemasons at Braden Lodge and quickly advances in rank there. There is the usual involvement in church activities; he volunteers to audit the church’s finances in advance of their application for an equity mortgage, and becomes involved in the Forward Movement. In May there is a city election and he notes that all but one councilman were ousted. Hermann recounts having his wisdom teeth pulled. In September he attends the State Fair and participates in a...

Diary, 1922

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 3, Object: 1
Identifier: id246955
Scope and Contents

In the 1922 diary, Hermann continues to show his dedication to Sunday school instruction by completing teacher training school. He listens to the radio and plays a lot of tennis. In September, his sister is hospitalized for nephritis and passes away; his family and friends come to St. Paul for the funeral. In November, Hermann notes his surprise that Senator Frank B. Kellog is defeated for re-election.

Diary, 1912

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1, Object: 1
Scope and Contents

In the 1912 diary, Hermann enjoys a “Hard Times” party. A friend’s wife dies of spinal meningitis. He hears both Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson deliver speeches. At a friend’s house, Hermann listens to a Graphophone. In the summer, he attends Saengerfest and in the fall he goes to the ball park to watch the scoreboard returns come in from the World Series between the Giants and the Red Sox.