|Object ID||2015.008.036 A-B|
|Collection||Fogleman Family Collection|
2015.008.036 A: Letter, to Bessie Oldham Wiley from Cora E. Jones Wiley, dated April 24, 1949. Handwritten, blue ink on yellow paper. One page, front and back.
2015.008.036 B: Envelope, yellow paper, postmarked April 25, 1949, Statesville, NC. Addressed to "Mrs. F. A. Wiley / 1016 Albert Street / High Point / N.C." Return address reads "Mrs. Cora E. Wiley / 616 S. Race St. / Statesville, N.C."
Statesville, N.C. / April 24 - 1949 / Dear Bessie and Children. / Your card received a few days / ago, and was glad to hear from / you. hope all are well. This leaves / us about as usual. It is right cold / to night we have a fire in the / heater. we had a good rain las week / we have had right much frost. / my gridle Potatoes are black but / think they will come out. my / onions are almost large enought to / eat. I worked in my garden / yesterday after noon and planted / a few more things. we have got / the stove connected up and I like it / fine. It seems good to have hot / water again, I could not get but / twenty dollars for my old stove. / and then had to take it in trade. / we got new linium for the kitchen / and the nook. I let my stove go ve it / but I am glad you let me have your / stove for I like it much better then / mine. hope your stove has not given / you any more trouble. we sure / have been busy since I got back. / we will have to be torn up again / for Billy is planing to paint the / dining room kitchen and bath / over/ room before we begin with the / spring cleaning. Vera went to / Hickory yesterday and taken / dinner with Lea she said they / was real glad to have her. she / went with some girls that work / at the health department she / said she had a real nice visit / she left about seven oclock and / did not get back till about six. / Mrs White went to the hospital / on yesterday. Vera and Billie / went to see her this after-noon / Vera said she was getting on / fine. I was so worn out I did / not go to church and sunday / school today. My back got to / hurting me so bad I had to get / a red cross plaster for it. I had / a card from Mary last week / and I also got a letter from / Minnie. Vera has made a fansy / piece like Mrs Beerys. Mrs Carson / was to see me a few minits one / night light week. she was thrilled / with her trip to New Jersey. / I must close for this time hope / all are well. Write soon. / love to all. as ever lovingly / Mamma.
|Date||April 24, 1949|
Fogleman, Mary Wiley
Sweeney, William A., Jr.
Wiley, Bessie Oldham
Wiley, Franklin A., Jr.
Wiley, Franklin A., Sr.
Wiley, Vera May
|Credit Line||Gift of Bobby W. Fogleman|