Sunday June 25 1922 Took colts to trade for car did not trade To Sorensons in PM
No mention of what kind of car just a car.
Thursday September 14 1922 Finished corn hauled in clover straw fellow here with car to trade
Tuesday June 9 1923 Rained hard made fence Les Enfield here to show car
Now the Les Enfield that I knew was always a car salesman.
Friday July 6 1923 Thresa and Frances took cream in car I plowed corn to Ponsford celebration in PM Played Dance at Ponsford in eve ( First mention of driving a car, I wonder who drove? Aunt Frances or Grandma Tracie? Grandma is said to not drive at all until after Grandpa died. Were they just testing out a car? There is no more mention of taking cream in the car.)
Sunday July 29 1923 Dads here to see about car deal got binder in eve Beck came home with me ( Dads was Tracie’s parents, when Grandpa left Logan Iowa he never saw his father again.)
Stuve’s old FordThis photo was in the photo album that belonged to Aunt Frances. Not sure who the people are …that could be Aunt Frances with the big bow in her hair…we may never know.
We do know that this was most likely the car that her parent’s /Dads/the Stuves purchased.
August 2 1923 Thursday Started on barn cellar Dads here in eve with new Ford
Did new mean brand new or new to them?
January 6 1924 Sunday Home Dads here in PM got stuck up by corner
January 31 1924 Thursday Filed saw sharpened ax cut down Norway in front of barn Dads came out in car thawed hauled wood in PM
February 10 1924 Sunday To PR ( Park Rapids) Lydia came out after us
I take it that only the elders (Great Grandma and Great Grandpa Stuve) bought a car. But you never can tell what hints the next monthly diary will bring.