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 2, May 1932:

Well I warshed to day am tired as I can be.  Fin and me taken Supper with Louie and Ruth to night so guess this will be all for to night.   


Tuesday 3, May 1932:

I ironed this mroning went down to Bertha Helms this eve got a letter from Emma  So by by  


(pages are missing from the 4th of May thru 25th of May 1932 )

Thursday 26, May 1932

Well this is my Birthdat I'm 36-----to day. Had chicken and dumplins for dinner. Ruth was here it Just poured the rain for a while   Fin and me went over to help Loge set Tobacco  so guess this will be all    


Friday 27, May 1932

Well Ruth and me went over to town this afternoon came back wejt over to Ruth house Ruth worked in her garden a  little so guess this is all    


Saturday 28, May 1932:

Well Fin and me planted corn below the sweet potatoe patch.  Bill went to see Odella. Oh yes and we stuck our beans  So guess this is all    


Sunday 29, May 1932

Well I went tover to the Raney Graveyard this m  took flowers for Ma and Pa graves then after dinner Fin and me went up to Sunday School. Ruth and Louie went down to Jim Helms to stay all night    So by