The farm that Esther Lilly Hundley and her family lived on in Gales Creek

Cast of characters

--Esther Lilly Hundley & Charles Hundley (written as Charley/Chas), the author of the diaries and her husband.

--Bill (written as Billie) and Elsie, Esther and Charles’ firstborn and his wife. 

--Ted and Thelma, Esther and Charles’ second-born and Ted’s wife.

--Gladys and Roy Bills (written as Mr. B. or Mr. Bills), Esther and Charles’ third-born and her boyfriend.

Thur Oct 15 - A fine day. Did up usual work. Then I made Gladie's brown rayon dress, got it made by 11:30. Today is first day of China season. C.D. got a jack rabbit. Billie & Ike came down late in evening to hunt but got none. Gladie went out some place after supper. 

Fri Oct 16 - A nice day. We did our usual work and ironed. Billie and Elsie came in after noon, stayed for supper. Billie had a big boil on his neck. Matt stayed here all nite. 

Sat Oct 17 - A nice day. We just did morning work. Troy & Leon came over got pears to take to Tillamook. After noon Gladle & I went to F.G. took in a show, "Women of All Nations", Edmond Low and Victor McLaughlin. 

Sun Oct 18 - Cloudy. I made a cream cake. Killed a chicken. Billie, Elsie, Ronnie and Aunt Belle came about 11 o'clock here all day. Gladie went up around Cochran in p.m. & to a show "The Brat" I stayed home all day. Aunt Belle stayed all nite. Charley sold 3 heifers to Bob Banks, got $60 for 3. 

Mon Oct 19 - A fine day. We did up work. Charley went to town. Aunt Belle went away. He payed taxes today, over $80. I made over my black fur coat into a jacket. Ted & Thelma came about 4:30, stayed for supper. 

Tue Oct 20 - A nice day. I put out a wash. Then made a black teddy bear and little dog for Ronnie & Joanne. Made Joanne a little red gingham dress. 

Wed Oct 21 - Cloudy. We did up work, then Gladie and I went up to Camp, spent day with Billie & Elsie, it began to rain about one. Rained hard the rest of day and nite.