Sat Oct 19 A very Extra fine warm pleasant day an Ideal day & we killed the last of the 8 roosters I got of Roy Scrantons came from Roys & then went home we had Rev Adam Schwimley here for dinner he came from Ioa City with horse & buggy we spent most of the PM having pictures taken the artist Bruce Moomey came & took pictures of our house with all Standing on & near the porch & then we all went to the picture gallery & we had our family group of Eleven taken 6 girls 3 boys Mother & I & then our 5 Sons in law & Roy had their pictures taken in a group I got 5 lbs of Beef & some Sausage for tomorrow in the Eve we all Except Nora & Leslie & Vic went up to Amandas & Spent the Evening & Sylvia & Jap will Stay there all night
Note: The above photo is on display at the Wellman Historical Society, Wellman, Washington County, Iowa.
My thanks to Susan Turk Charles for sending me this family photo.
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