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Ms. J Writes Again

by Josh on February 24, 2006 · 1 comment

in House History,Journal

For weeks I was consumed with guilt for not writing back to Ms. J (daughter of the original owner of this house) after she so generously mailed me a lovely letter and photos from when her family built and lived in this house. So about ten days ago I finally got over my procrastination and […]

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Bungalow 23: Then and Now

by Josh on November 24, 2005 · 1 comment

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As I wrote a couple days ago, Ms. J, daughter of the original owners of Bungalow ‘23, sent me some pictures of the house from the late 1920’s and early 1930’s. I’m including some photos taken yesterday to show some of the physical changes to the house over the past 70 years. Changes I’ve spotted […]

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Mail from Ms. J

by Josh on November 22, 2005 · 2 comments

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A full blog entry will have to wait until I’m done working, but I can’t contain my excitement until then. Ms. J, second daughter of the original owner of Bungalow ‘23, has sent me a letter and a dozen photos from her baby book that include views of the house. The pictures are amazing! I […]

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Conversation with Ms. J

by Josh on November 21, 2005 · 1 comment

in House History,Journal

From my recent trips to the library to research the house history I have the obituary for the original owner of Bungalow ‘23. The obituary was helpful to add some details to the biography of this person about which I knew very little, but it didn’t tell me anything about the house or how the […]

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Scouring Secondary Sources

by Josh on November 17, 2005 · 0 comments

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Over the past weeks I have spent some time in the central library and city records office researching the history of this house. My goals were: To find architect information, floorplans and photos of the house from the time the house was built To fill in gaps in the chronology of residents and get some […]

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