Collection American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940

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  • Page 1 of [Mr. MacCurrie has found a listener]

    W15084 2 Typed Typed 1/10/39 Francis Donovan Thomaston Conn., Thursday, Dec. 29, 1938 {Begin deleted text} ( Mr. MacCurrie has found a listener who{End deleted text} {Begin deleted text}[?]{End deleted text} {Begin deleted text}has heard nothing of his hospital experience, and he is making the most of it. The newcomer is a Mr. Gilpin, employe of the Clock Company, which this week is shut ...

    • Contributor: Donovan, Francis - Mr. Maccurrie - Mr. Gilpin
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1938-12-29
  • Page 2 of [Mr. MacCurrie has found a listener]

    2 {Begin deleted text}[?]{End deleted text} have to stay there at all. He said I could take the treatments right in his office. So that's {Begin deleted text}[??]{End deleted text} what I did. And I want to tell you they were painful. They were so painful." ( Mr. MacCurrie: "You don't have to tell me a dom thing aboot pain. When I was doon ...

    • Contributor: Donovan, Francis - Mr. Maccurrie - Mr. Gilpin
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1938-12-29
  • Page 3 of [Mr. MacCurrie has found a listener]

    3 whatever it is for that X-ray on there ' I won't pay it,' I says. ( Mr. MacCurrie: "Those goddom doctors have an eye for a dollar. When the wards started {Begin deleted text}[?]{End deleted text} to thin oot doon there, they used to call them all together and tell 'em they better bring some patients in if they expected to keep the ...

    • Contributor: Donovan, Francis - Mr. Maccurrie - Mr. Gilpin
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1938-12-29
  • Page 4 of [Mr. MacCurrie has found a listener]

    4 all making money. It was too damn much {Begin deleted text}[?]{End deleted text} trouble to buy out of town. Now they all go to Waterbury or other cities. The trolley comin' in, that was what started to {Begin deleted text}[??]{End deleted text} make it tough for local merchants. ( "When they first put the trolleys in here, they were runnin' 'em every fifteen ...

    • Contributor: Donovan, Francis - Mr. Maccurrie - Mr. Gilpin
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1938-12-29