Tuesday

Eagle Brand Condensed Milk 1887

“To be kept”

It is so dark I can scarcely see My room is on the East side of the east wing I do not know what cold is people write me how cold it is I am never cold there are over 95 inmates with helpers there is one hundred rooms….the doctor goes his rounds it is strange so many old people not one down sick it is not the oldest that is taken I think I wrote you about my Aunt Betty Ross that made the first American flag…it hung in the -ampton Church Lord Percy built the church or had it built for Lawrence Washington generations ago….you know they are Episcopalians …

diary 1943-47, May 17th

Fortune Magazine cover, May 1933, by Roger Duvoisin

obituary of Captain John Adams Webster

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The random bits of paper I collect, the way Linda collects beach glass.