Elva Rose McKinney

Elva Rose McKinney, Betty Jo McKinney

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Elva Rose McKinney
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Diary belonging to ELVA ROSE MCKINNEY for the years 1937, 1938, 1939 and part of 1940. 

March 16 1937 My birthday.  15 years old.  Harvey P. gave me a topick holder.

March 16 1938 Wednesday 16 years old on the 16th.  My lucky year, got pen from Ise and Shie.

March 16 1939 Thursday.  Jo sure surprised me-she had the Texas Rangers dedicate a song to me - got Easter egg with my name on it too - and $1 from Illl & Shie

March 16 1940 eighteen years old.  Got brooch, braclet, scrap book, stamps and book $1 for cosmetis, pencil ets.  Was in Lawrence, up to Ill's, surprise party on me. Played pinchole until 2:45 a.m.

Jo is Elva's sister

August 3 1937 Jo's birthday Jo-14 years old.

November 24 1939  Friday.  daddy came home just as Betty Jo passed away.  heart wore out.  I her at 4:30 p.m she died at 5:10 P.M. She was 16 years old.


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