1924 Teppline

January 1st, 1924

Note:

This Teppline presents information regarding the Backlund / Martin family for the year 1924.  This Teppline was compiled on February 27, 2015.  Dates that are, and information that is, uncertain are indicated by the text strikeout function.

The link to a 1924 Calendar is HERE.
The link to Guy Dennis Martin information is HERE.
The link to Hemme Naratte Backlund Martin information is HERE.
The link to Lloydine Della Martin Clayton information is HERE.
The link to Johan [John Backlund] and Carolina Wilhelmina Eckkel [Hedman] (Backlund) information is HERE.

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1924

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Undated 1924 material:

1924.00.00 / day
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1418 North 1st Street

MRS. GUY D. MARTIN CALLING CARD

First Street address replaced by handwritten “1345 W. Monroe” in green ink.

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January:

1924.04.01 / Tuesday1924.09.01 / day  (5 months)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
PhoenixCave Creek Dam

SANTA FE RAILROAD TRESTLE & POWERHOUSE PROJECT – EMPLOYMENT ~ Superintendent

Guy Dennis Martin

Guy Martin “builds” a Trestle and Powerhouse for the AT&SF Railroad in Trinidad, Colorado.

1923.09.26 / day – 1924.05.28 / day  (8 months)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 7th Street and Van Buren Avenue

PHOENIX HIGH SCHOOL EMPLOYMENT ~ Teacher

Hemme Naratte Backlund Martin

Hemme Martin is employed by Phoenix High School at 7th Street and Van Buren Avenue as a Teacher in Phoenix, Arizona.  The school year is typically from September 26 – through May 28 (approximately) (8 months).

1924.01.01 / Tuesday – 1924.04.27 / Sunday (4 months in 1924)
1923.11.28
/ day – 1924.04.27 / Sunday  (5 months)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix
– 1345 West Monroe Street

RESIDENCY IN PHOENIX – 1345 West Monroe Street

Guy Dennis Martin (age 36) / Hemme Naratte Backlund Martin (age 37) / Lloydine Della Martin (age 10).

Mailing address:  1345 West Monroe Street – Phoenix, Arizona
Telephone:

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+According to Google Maps indications it is uncertain whether this building is the residence referenced.
+ Indicated ages are applicable to the first date listed for the residency.

1924.01.01 / Tuesday – 1924.12.31 / Wednesday (1 year)
1920.08.01 / Sunday – 1939.09.26 / Tuesday  (19 years)

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[2] 32:117 – North America – United States of America – California – San Diego County
San Diego – 2978 Woolman Avenue

RESIDENCY IN SAN DIEGO – 2978 Woolman Avenue

William John Martin (age 66) / Esther Prudence McMillin Brockway + Martin (age 65)

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+ Note:  WJM & Esther Martin still own a farm in or near Ann Arbor, Michigan.
+ According to Google Maps this residence probably no longer exists.
+ Woolman Avenue was renamed Ocean View Boulevard circa 1930.  It is probable that 2978 became 2970 at this time.

1924.01.01 / Tuesday – 1924.12.31 / Wednesday (1 year)
1870.09.26 / day – 1955.07.01 / day (85 years)

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[2] 39:096 – North America – United States of America – Kansas – Riley County
LasitaBacklund Farm

RESIDENCY IN LASITA Backlund Farm

Johan [John Backlund] (age 83)
January 1, 1921 – December 31, 1921
Carolina Wilhelmina Eckkel [Hedman] Backlund (age 76)
January 1, 1921 – December 31, 1921
John Backlund, Jr. (age 53):
January 1, 1921 – December 31, 1921

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+ The Backlund Farm was located about one (1) mile northwest of Lasita, Kansas.
+ The Backlund Farm was a 160 acre homestead occupying the NE 1/4 of SECTION 26.
+ The individuals listed were resident on the farm for the indicated periods in 1921.

1924.01.02 / day
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[2] 32:117 – North America – United States of America – California – San Diego County
San Diego – 2978 Woolman Avenue

ESTHER MARTIN’S BIRTHDAY

Esther Prudence McMillin Brockway + Martin, born 1857.01.02, turns sixty-seven (67) years old.  Esther Martin is W.J. Martin’s second wife, Guy Martin’s step-mother, and Lloydine Martin’s paternal step-grandmother.

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February:
1924.02.21 / Thursday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix
– 1345 West Monroe Street

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund, Jr. from Hemme Martin:
Lloydine and Guy play baseball.  Businessmen’s baseball is raising $10,000 for the YMCA.  Contracting business is slow in Phoenix, may go to California, “in the spring.”  Lloydine riding her bicycle to school.  Have been doing part-time teaching.  Orange and apricot trees.

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March:

1924.03.01 / Saturday
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[2] 32:117 – North America – United States of America – California – San Diego County
San Diego – 2978 Woolman Avenue

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin (in San Diego):
Fellows (in L.A.) has a small job in Trinidad, Colorado coming up that I might get. Guy is looking for work in L.A. and San Diego.  Will be at Hotel Hayward in L.A.

1924.03.02 / Sunday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix
– 1345 West Monroe Street

LLOYDINE MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund Jr. from Lloydine Martin:
Typed:  They have Folly Towns here now.  We are eating the black walnuts you sent from the farm.  I go to Sunday school.

1924.03.03 / Monday
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[2] 34:118 – North America – United States of America – California – Los Angeles County
Los AngelesHotel Hayward
– Spring and Sixth Streets

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin (in Los Angeles):
Just got in from San Diego. Aunt Anna is staying with the folks in S.D.  Folks want us to move to San Diego and live with them until things get better.

1924.03.05 / Wednesday
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[2] 34:118 – North America – United States of America – California – Los Angeles County
Los AngelesHotel Hayward
– Spring and Sixth Streets

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin (in Los Angeles):
Working for Fellows starting April 1st.  Lloyd Ward has been in charge of everything between Topeka and Albuquerque.

1924.03.08 / Saturday
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[2] 34:118 – North America – United States of America – California – Los Angeles County
Los AngelesHotel Hayward
– Spring and Sixth Streets

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin (in Los Angeles):
I have been in S.D. since last Thursday.  I will be home March 12th.  I saw Marcus May, “he’s a nice man.”  .

1924.02.21 / Thursday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix
– 1345 West Monroe Street

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Marcus May (in L.A.) from Hemme Martin:
Bill for rebuilding garage at First Street house.  Guy has already left for Colorado.

1924.03.30 / Sunday – 1924.04.11 / Friday (12 days)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad
Hotel Corinado – Room #110

RESIDENCY IN TRINIDAD – Hotel Corinado

Guy Dennis Martin (age 36).

Mailing address:  Hotel Corinado – Trinidad, Colorado
Telephone:

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+According to Google Maps indications it is uncertain whether this building still exists.
+ Indicated ages are applicable to the first date listed for the residency.

1924.03.31 / Monday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad
Hotel Corinado – Room #110 (135 Pine Street)

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin (in Trinidad):
Arrived here last night.  It was 4 degrees here at 6 AM this morning.  PO Box 104.

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April:

1924.04.03 / Thursday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad
Hotel Corinado – Room #110 (135 Pine Street)

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin (in Trinidad):
Bought sheep-lined coat, it’s very cold.  Kiwanis luncheon.  HNB is teaching.

1924.04.11 / Friday – 1924.04.30 / Wednesday (3 weeks)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad
Fuller house (private residence)

RESIDENCY IN TRINIDAD – Hotel Corinado

Guy Dennis Martin (age 36).

Mailing address:  Trinidad, Colorado
Telephone:

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+According to Google Maps indications it is uncertain whether this building still exists.
+ Indicated ages are applicable to the first date listed for the residency.

1924.04.11 / Friday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad – Fuller house (private residence)

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin (in Trinidad):
CHARLES A FELLOWS stationary – 500 Central Building – Los Angeles: No leaves on trees here.  I changed room, was paying $30 per month, now in nice private home for $14. CA Fellows is PO Box 104 address.

1924.04.16 / Wednesday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad – Fuller house (private residence)

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin (in Trinidad):
SANTA FE envelope:  Went on car trip 33 miles up in the mountains on Sunday.   Come here if you please.  CA Fellows is PO Box 104 address.

1924.04.25 / Friday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County

Phoenix
– 1345 West Monroe Street

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund, Jr. from Hemme Martin:
Foot and mouth disease in California, “people are not allowed to cross from Arizona to California, even on trains, without being fumigated.”  Guy is Superintendent for job for Santa Fe in Trinidad.

1924.04.25 / Friday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad – Fuller house (private residence)

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin (in Trinidad):
You may have left already.  Bring my gun, they are stealing everything from the job site.  Went golfing with Mr. Fuller (first time for me).  Santa Fe stationary (reverse of page).

1924.04.30 / Wednesday1924.09.01  (4 months)
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad
135 Pine Street

RESIDENCY IN TRINIDAD – 

Guy Dennis Martin / Hemme Naratte Backlund Martin / Lloydine Della Martin.

Mailing address:  135 Pine Street – Trinidad, Colorado
Telephone:

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+According to Google Maps indications it is uncertain whether this residence still exists, the present building may have contained apartments or may have been a business address or may have replaced an earlier structure.

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May:

1924.05.25 / Sunday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad
135 Pine Street

PHOTOGRAPH of LLOYDINE & FRIENDS in TRINIDAD, COLORADO
Lloydine on swing at her school and near the Methodist Church.

TWO PHOTOGRAPHS of GUY’S CONSTRUCTION SITE in TRINIDAD, COLORADO
Lloydine on swing at her school and near the Methodist Church.

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June:

1924.06.02 / Monday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad
135 Pine Street

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund, Jr. from Hemme Martin:
Took pictures last Sunday.  School closes Friday of this week.  Lloydine had to buy only two school books, the others could be borrowed.  Note: Postmark: “Train 10 – Dodge & Trinidad RPO (Rail Post Office)”

1924.06.06 / Friday
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[2] 32:117 – North America – United States of America – California – San Diego County
San Diego – 2978 Woolman Avenue

JOHN BACKLUND JR.’S BIRTHDAY

John Backlund, Jr., born 1870.06.06, turns fifty-four (54) years old.  John Backlund Jr. is a brother of Hemme Backlund Martin, and Lloydine Martin’s uncle.  He was never married and had no children.

1924.06.16 / Monday
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[2] 32:117 – North America – United States of America – California – San Diego County
San Diego – 2978 Woolman Avenue

W.J. MARTIN’S BIRTHDAY

William John Martin, born 1856.06.16, turns sixty-eight (68) years old.  W.J. Martin is Esther Martin’s husband, Guy Martin’s father, and Lloydine Martin’s paternal grandfather.

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July:

1924.07.03 / Thursday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad
135 Pine Street

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund, Jr. from Hemme Martin:
Postmark: “Train 10 – Dodge & Trinidad RPO (Rail Post Office).”  Lloydine had a birthday party with six girls, eleven candles on the cake, and ice cream.  Climbed “Simpson’s Rest.”  Job done on July 15th.  Sunday ride in a Hudson coupe, cars here are enclosed, cold and wind.  No car ourselves, live four blocks from Guy’s work.  Will drive to Raton Pass next Sunday with same friends.  Dinner menu for Santa Fe railroad inspectors.  Went to the movies after dinner.  Loyal is staying at the farm in Kansas.  “St. Nicholas” magazine subscription.

1924.07.04 / July Fourth Friday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad
135 Pine Street

JULY 4TH TRIP TO RATON, NEW MEXICO FROM TRINIDAD, COLORADO – GDM / HNB / LDM

Summary:  Guy, Hemme, and Lloydine Martin go through state-line tunnel to Raton at 7,700 feet elevation.

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FIVE PHOTOGRAPHS of LLOYDINE & HEMME & TRAIN – RATON, NEW MEXICO

Train, park, Lloydine with “bobbed” hair.

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August:

1924.08.05 / Tuesday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad
135 Pine Street

HEMME MARTIN’S BIRTHDAY

Hemme Naratte Backlund Martin, born 1987.08.05, turns thirty-seven (37) years old.  Hemme Martin is the daughter of Johan [John Backlund] and Carolina Backlund.  She is the wife of Guy Martin and the mother of Lloydine Martin.

1924.08.10 / Sunday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad – Fuller house (private residence)

GUY MARTIN LETTER

Letter to Hemme Martin from Guy Martin (in Ann Arbor):
Earl and I went to Addison a week ago Tuesday.  Saw relatives.  Stayed til Friday, then to Flint.  Earl has been in Flint five months, not getting his salary.  Auto companies not selling their cars.  His farm isn’t making money.  Have not improved the farm, Bird farm is in litigation.  Tudes father sued Earl and won.  Visiting my cousin Rex Noggle (my mother’s sisters boy).  Will leave here Monday for home.  Horseplay with Earl.

1924.08.12 / Tuesday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Colorado – Las Animas County
Trinidad
135 Pine Street

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Postcard (Hayden Smelter) to Mrs. W.J. Martin (in San Diego) from Hemme Martin:
Guy will be home in a day or two.  Will send you a picture of bobbed hair.

PHOTOGRAPH of HEMME with bobbed hair

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September:
1924.09.05 / Friday1924.09.30 / Tuesday  (1 month)
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[2] 32:117 – North America – United States of America – California – San Diego County
San Diego – 2978 Woolman Avenue

RESIDENCY IN SAN DIEGO – 2978 Woolman Avenue

William John Martin / Esther P. McMillin Brockway + Martin
Guy Dennis Martin / Hemme Naratte Backlund Martin / Lloydine Della Martin.

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+ This address is for the home of WJ & Esther Martin.
+ According to Google Maps this residence no longer exists (residence pictures are HERE).
+ Woolman Avenue was renamed Ocean View Boulevard circa 1930.  It is probable that 2978 became 2970 at this time.

1924.09.06 / Saturday
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[2] 33:112 – North America – United States of America – Arizona – Maricopa County
Phoenix – 1418 North 1st Street

GUY MARTIN’S BIRTHDAY

Guy Dennis Martin, born 1886.09.06, turns thirty-eight (38) years old.  Guy Martin is the son of W.J. Martin and the step-son of Esther Martin.  He is Hemme Martin’s husband and Lloydine Martin’s father.

1924.09.08 / Monday
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[2] 32:117 – North America – United States of America – California – San Diego County
San Diego – 2978 Woolman Avenue

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund, Jr. from Hemme Martin:
We are visiting here in San Diego, don’t know if we will be sent to a job in Texas.  Lloydine went to the Balboa Park Zoo.

1924.09.08 / Monday
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[2] 32:117 – North America – United States of America – California – San Diego County
San Diego – 2978 Woolman Avenue

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Postcard (Birthday Greetings) to Mrs. CW Backlund from Hemme Martin:
Lloydine is started to school here.  Happy Birthday.

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October:

1924.10.01 / day – 1925.02.28 / day  (5 months)
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[2] 32:117 – North America – United States of America – California – San Diego County
San Diego – 4566 Ohio Street

RESIDENCY IN SAN DIEGO – 4566 Ohio Street

Guy Dennis Martin / Hemme Naratte Backlund Martin / Lloydine Della Martin.

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+According to Google Maps this residence no longer exists.

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November:

1924.11.16 / Sunday
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[2] 32:117 – North America – United States of America – California – San Diego County
San Diego – 4566 Ohio Street

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund, Jr. from Hemme Martin:
Lloydine is doing crossword puzzles.  Popcorn ball efforts.  Guy has Saturday afternoon and Sunday off. List of garden flowers.  Thanksgiving at W.J.’s, then their Christmas here.  Eggs are 65 cents per dozen here now.  We have a cat, an ordinary cat.  Reading the paper.  Questions about relatives, Kansas.

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December:

1924.12.25 / Christmas Thursday
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[2] 32:117 – North America – United States of America – California – San Diego County
San Diego – 4566 Ohio Street

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund, Jr. from Hemme Martin:
Lloydine is asleep, cat is by the fireplace.  18″ Christmas tree made with branches cut from our tree in the front.  Lloydine decorated the tree and the front window.  We made two candles from mutton tallow (from a mutton roast) for the tree.  Opened presents in the Swede way after supper on Christmas Eve.

1924.12.31 / New Year’s Eve Wednesday
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[2] 32:117 – North America – United States of America – California – San Diego County
San Diego – 4566 Ohio Street

HEMME MARTIN LETTER

Letter to John Backlund, Jr. from Hemme Martin:
Lloydine’s list of presents she received.  Trip to the snow, “new to me.”  Went sledding for the first time (in the mountains).  Trip was on the Sunday before Christmas.