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1960 Jan 04, 5 p. w/env. Letter to Folks Neighbor’s told the maid that Mary was disgusted with her so she’s finally doing a decent bit of work; organized a National Home Economics Association before heading to Greece and wants to take some pictures for publicity; saw a Turkish doll exhibit; has been playing Canasta in the evenings with neighbors
1960 Jan 11, 5 p. w/env. Letter to Brother Mentions the Garden City mass murder which was featured in Time Magazine; describes her new favorite foods, “Well I’ve become a Turk in food habits;” having counterpart issues again; mentions a Christmas letter from Angie, a gal she had traveled with
1960 Jan 18, 5 p. w/env. Letter to Brother Is going to take the American Nebraska University Home Ec. and her secretary to hear a traveling American Jazz orchestra; met up with a man from Industry I.C.A. who said America had given Turkey a big shipment of rubber baby bottle nipples that do not melt in hot water like the Turkish ones do and expected Mary to do all the “fighting and leg work,” she got a Pediatrician to get on the work; had to have her car inspected, ordered by I.C.A.
1960 Jan 25, 4 p. w/env. Letter to Brother Sleeps with her coat on when she travels; “My dumb little counterpart has not a glimmer of what we go out for but she wants to go. I pay her bills across the board and she is a big shot riding in a C.D. car. She stayed out one night and came in with a black eye. I said nothing;” is having a tough time with another cold; had taught her youngest counterpart to play Canasta, “She beat me every game hands down but she can’t remember to take any literature with us, read the girl’s reports in advance nor do one stroke of work.”
1960 Jan 28, 5 p. w/env. Letter to Brother “There has been a serious upset in the Ministry,” had moved a fairly good extension man to now job and replaced him with a poultry man who spoke no English, “It seems they can’t fire anyone so they just move them to a desk with no job. Isn’t that democracy?” rent has more than doubled since she’s been at her apartment “Dear Home Economics Field Worker” 2 copies A home economics newsletter
1960 Jan 30, 3 p. w/env. Letter to Folks Went to an important committee meeting and a T.A. association business meeting, the new Rotary President was there, “He swears a blue streak in English. He speaks both languages equally well and is a hail ‘fellow well met’ and nobody’s fool;” is going to teach a lesson on round dancing; “I had my picture taken last week for a new passport and I look at least 90.”

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