1938 Diary of Vada Paris
March - 1938(If anyone out there is reading this 1938 Diary of Vada's and runs across any names that she has mentioned or is related to any names she has written in her Diary, please contact me. This Month I counted 4 or 5 different boys that Vada was dating. Vada got a new job working in Warrick's Shoe store. Her Nephew, Stanley, was born. Read on for MORE! )
1, Tuesday - Raining today, but lovely. Gee! But I'm busy. Sorority meeting at 7 o'clock. Erl Lene and I had a hectic time "and how".
2, Wednesday - Hostess at Home Ec. Club at 3:30 didn't get home until 6 o'clock this evening. Called George, inviting him to the Panhelenic dance Mar. 11, 1938.
3, Thursday - Worked all afternoon. Plenty tired. Studied until 10 o'clock. Elsie called. Went up to the hospital about 5:30.
4, Friday - Up early this morning. Tom Gaden came by wanting me to go home, can't go, and don't know when I'll get to go. Basketball game tonite, Rangers - 48, Baptist U. - 46.
5, Saturday - Washed today also cleaned house, and did the ironing tonite, got through about 10:30. Plenty tired. Headache.
6, Sunday - Church and Sunday school. Sudie Fae and Elsie came over this evening and played monopoly. Sudie Fae and I went to show. "Big Broadcast, 1938." Not any good.
7, Monday - Brought Naomi home today. Stanley cryed about all night. Started getting up 30 minutes earlier. What a day. Naomi's birthday, 1910.
8, Tuesday - Mrs. Warren came up and bathed the baby. I washed this afternoon. Started raining about 12:30 noon. Sorority meeting.
9, Wednesday - Still cloudy today. Washed again today, but couldn't hang anything out. Wrote to Eithel and Ray. Surely would like to see them.
10, Thursday - Assembly by some guy that stressed the tax system of Oklahoma. Washed and ironed. Pledged 5 new girls in sorority - Maxine [?], Barbara Hedges, Everett [?], Beth Lou [?], Lodine E.
11, Friday - Panhelenic party tonite. Went with Elsie and her boy fiend. Date with Ben Harrover. Really had a swell time. Washed and ironed.
12, Saturday - Washed and Ironed. What a lovely day. Stanley is awful cross. Eithel called about me moving. Guess I will if possible.
13, Sunday - Worked all morning. Erl Lene, Elsie and Elsie Fae came down. Went to League. Later to the Ark. No studying again tonite.
14, Monday - Not a very good day. Washed and Ironed. Letter from Eithel. Went to a party at Mrs. Shirey's. Got home about 10 o'clock. Studied till twelve. Am I ever tired.
15, Tuesday - Sorority meeting but I didn't go. Went to the library until 9 o'clock. Rather dusty and windy outside.
16, Wednesday - Went to the show with James Crutchfeld. Saw "Angel". Pretty Good.
17, Thursday - Stayed home and studied tonight. Mrs. Warrick called asking me to work in the store. Am I happy???
18, Friday - Went down to work about 2 o'clock. Starting out with $5 a wk, 5% commission on all over 50. Working from 1 o'clock til 6. Received my first flower from boy. Went to Wrangler party with Othal Bronk.
19, Saturday - Alvin and Naomi went to Enid. Worked from 12:30 to 10:30 really tired. Luella set my hair. Called Eithel.
20, Sunday - Cleaned house and washed this morning. Eithel Ray, Ylova Jean and Ken Brady came up. I moved to Mrs. Plooms at 1014 fifth. Date with Harrover to show, "Yank at Oxford."
21, Monday - Worked until 6:30, came home then went to a dinner at the Legion Hall with Ben Harrover. Bonnie and I had the swellest time.
22, Tuesday - Sorority meeting. Ben Harover walked home with me. Home early. Studied, and wrote some letters. Work is swell. So is Light housekeeping.
23, Wednesday - Got a new blue dress today. It is really cute for work. James Crutchfield called this evening wanting a date. Not going. Have to study.
24, Thursday - Cut class today. Wish I could hear from home. Worked until almost seven o'clock tonight. Went to the play.
25, Friday - Not a very good day at the store, but was pretty busy in the afternoon. Went to the library and studied. Didn't go to Sorority party.
26, Saturday - Zella [younger sister,. 1919. written at top of page.]. Cleaned my room. Rained about all day. Went downtown and ordered my groceries. Worked until about 11:30 tonite. Really tired.
27, Sunday - Zella [younger sister,. 1919. written note at top of page. ??]. Supposed to go on a field trip. Too Rainy. Didn't get up until 10 o'clock. Erl Lene, Elsie, Sudie Fae came up. I went to the show with Kenneth Wilson. "Snowhite and the Seven Dwarfs."
28, Monday - Still raining. Got some white oxfords today. Studied until 10:30. Didn't go any place. Worked on my bird book.
29, Tuesday - Sorority meeting. Came home early and studied. Also worked on Bird Book. Started getting ready for Frances Perkins, Sec. of Labor.
30, Wednesday - Really worked this afternoon. Got home about 7 o'clock. Went to the show with Ben Harrover. Kenneth Wilson called wanting a date.
31, Thursday - Set tables in library for 350 people, for lunch tomorrow. Worked at the store until almost 8 sending out statements, filing, charges.