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!!

Monday 26, Sept. 1932 :

Well I have worked this blessed day Putting down carpet in family from and tired as a dog  so by   


Tuesday 27, Sept. 1932 :

 Well Bertha Helms baby boy Morris was born this morning about 2 thirty  Well is sure has been a raney day So Guess this  will be all by by


Wednesday 28, Sept. 1932 : 

 Well I went to Hustonsville this eve and  got me some wall paper  Oh yes and taken my little lamp to Dr. Sweeney and  he got me a *No2  In the place of it So guess this is all  by by 


Thursday 29, Sept. 1932 :

 Well Fin and me warshed this morning and ground  our Kitchup this eve  So I am tired so by 


Friday 30, Sept. 1932 :

 Well Fin and me went down to Jims this eve   Fin helped Jim and Louie hand tobaco and Ruth and me Put up Bertha turnip green  for her  so by


Saturday 1, Oct. 1932 :

 Well I went to town this eve got a sack of  flower Bill and Pearl was there  so guess this Is all   


Sunday 2, Oct. 1932 :

 Well Fin and me went to Liberty this morning and  stade all day came back and went to Salem  Well it was yesterday eve about  5 oclock that Louie had his reck On Bell hill so guess this is all  


*NOTE:  A No. 2 was a style of coal oil parlour lamp.