The diaries of Artie Lee Foster are being contributed by her niece Debbi Cooper.

In these journal entries you will find deaths, marriages and day to day details of living in Casey County that you may not find anywhere else. The entries date back to 1932. Artie Lee, married Finley Foster of Casey County and died in
1990 at the age of 86....... So take a trip back in time and visit a slower gentler way of life... Enjoy!!

All of 1934 is not are some pieces of it before it starts in 
March with April, May and parts of June missing:

No date:

  Is snowing some now  I got 5 eggs today   So  by by


Sunday 25, Feb. 1934 :

 Well talk about winter we sure have got it now   Snow
on about 12 inches  and still snowing  Fin and me have been home  alday  by
ourselves  I got 8 eggs today   So by  by  


Monday 26, Feb. 1934 :

 Well its still winter  m  I made a pair of  gloves and
we sawed us up a lot of wood on the porch  We are living at home  now     


Tuesday 27, Feb. 1934 :

 Well we had company today Pearl Hauge and  baby  I
made the baby 2 new dresses  It has been clear today but still  cold   So by by 


Wednesday 28, Feb. 1934 :

 Well it has turned a little warmer  Fin and  mw
went up to the store I got a sack of flower 95 cents  Uncle John W. is  here to 
n   it is bed time  by by


Part of the pages are missing:
Well we sure _______(?)
In this day work ________ (?)
Fin broke our garden and we planted 20 rows of potaotes in our big garden 
and 2 rows of sweet corn and I planted 2 rows of peas in little garden   also
some lettuce parsnips turnips and beets  so I sure am tired  We  stade alnight
with Bill and Odella last night  So by by


Tuesday 3, April 1934 :

 Well our Martin birds come this eve  I had  company
this morning from town Mrs. Brown  I cleaned on my frunt yard  today.  Odella
and  Bill is here tonight  So by by


Wednesday 4, April 1934 ;

 Well I helped Fin sow some apples down this 
morning  went out to d   this eve  she gave me seed  beans.


Note:  I think I remember that my Dad had said something about they  had a
fire at there house one time................I am not for sure about  that.