Guide to the Layton, Ernest, Smith, & Pennington Family Collection At the Leland D. Case Library for Western Historical Studies

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Pennington, Vespera
Title: Layton, Ernest, Smith & Pennington Family Collection
Dates: 1909-2010
Quantity: 4 box(es) (20 linear inches)
Collection ID: MSS041
Repository: Leland D. Case Library of Western Historical Studies
E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD 57799

Biographical Note

There is no overview of the families in this collection.

Scope and Contents

Collection contains family correspondence including letters and announcements for various life events in the Layton, Ernest, Smith, and Pennington families. Also contains a few family photographs.

Acquisition Information

Material received on several occasions between 2001 and 2014

Preferred Citation

Layton, Ernest, Smith, Pennington Family Collection, Leland D. Case Western Historical Studies, Black Hills State University

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box File
1 1 Postcard of Walt Disney World to Vera Smith from Craig and Lynn regarding their trip to Florida November 28, 1978
1 Get Well Soon Card to Vera Smith from Craig, Sasha and Lynn March 30, 1983
1 Happy New Year's letter, a picture from a great-granddaughter and a newspaper article regarding Craig J. Bertrand being promoted to Assistant General Sales Manager sent to Great Grandmother (Vera) from Sasha, Craig and Lynn 1984
1 Christmas Card to Vera Smith from Sasha, Craig and Lynn December 22, 1984
1 Valentine's Day Card to Vera Smith from great-granddaughter Sasha February 13, 1986
1 Thank you note to Grandmother Vera Smith written January 12 from Lynn for 5 dollars No Year
1 Mother's Day Card and letter to Vera Smith from Great-granddaughter Sasha, and Lynn and Craig No Date
1 Halloween Card to Vera Smith from Craig, Sasha and Lynn. No Date
2 Christmas Card for Vera Smith from Art December 9, 1968
2 Letter to Grandma (Vera) from Eleanor thanking her for the Sterling Silver Spoon June 3, 1970
2 Letter to Grandmother (Vera) from Art informing her of how everything was going August 1, 1970
2 Letter to Grandmother Smith (Vera) from Eleanor thanking her for the letter and recipe August 8, 1970
2 Postcard of Honolulu to Vera Smith from Ellie and Art regarding them living in Hawaii December 26, 1970
2 Letter to Grandmother (Vera) from Art thanking her for the cookies and cards February 9, 1971
2 Letter to Grandma Smith (Vera) from Ellie and Art informing her of how everything was going. July 21, 1971
2 Christmas Card to Vera Smith from Art, Sharon and Jennifer December 14, 1979
2 Letter to Grandmother (Vera) from Art, Sharon, and Jennifer regarding what was going on in their lives May 11, 1983
2 Christmas Card and Letter for Grandmother Vera from Art, Susan and Jennifer November 17, 1985
3 Letter to Grandma and family (Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ernest thanking them for the socks and album February 8, 1954
3 Thank you Card for luggage to Grandma (Vera) and Geo from Ernie June 7, 1960
3 Letter to Grandma (Vera), Ves, and all from Ernie informing her of how everything was going February 16, 1961
3 Valentine's Day Card for Grandma, Ves, and all from Ernest No Date
4 Letter to Vera from David informing her of how everything was going March 19, 1921
4 Birth Announcement to Morgan Smith announcing the arrival of Jerrine Patricia to Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Smith March 21, 1941
4 Christmas Card to the Morgan Smith Family from Chef December 20, 1941
4 Christmas Card to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith from Katherine, Mike and Jerrine December 7, 1943
4 Christmas Card to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith from Reona, Charles and Jimmie December 18, 1943
4 Christmas Card to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith from Rena and all December 22, 1943
4 Letter to Cousin Vespersia from Cousin Pat informing her of how everything was going May 21, 1944
4 Christmas Card to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith from sister Reona and family December 15, 1944
4 Christmas Card to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith from Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hartung and Family December 19, 1949
4 Christmas Card to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith from Naomi and Kenneth December 20, 1949
4 Christmas Card to Morgan Smith and family from Reona December 15, 1950
4 Happy New Year Card and letter to Aunt Vera from Charles and Dorothy December 27, 1954
4 Christmas Card to Morgan Smith and Family from Glenn and Gennette December 15, 1957
4 Letter to Uncle, Auntie and Family from Patricia informing them of how everything was going August 26, 1958
4 Letter to Uncle Morgan and family from Reona and Charles informing them of how everything was going August 6, 1960
4 Letter to Aunt Vera and Family from Charles, Dorothy Cherie and Greg informing them of how everything was going December 15, 1963
4 Christmas Card to Aunt Vera from Charles, Dorothy, Cherie and Greg December 19, 1970
4 Letter to Aunt Vera and all from Ben Hartung informing them of how everything was going October 27, 1971
4 Christmas Card to Aunt Vera from Charles, Dorothy, Cherie, and Greg December 20, 1977
4 Christmas Card to Aunt Vera from Charles, Dorothy, Cherie, and Greg December 17, 1978
4 Birthday Card and letter to Aunt Vera from Charles, Dorothy, Cherie, and Greg September 19, 1979
4 Christmas Card to Aunt Vera from Charles, Dorothy, Cherie, and Greg December 20, 1983
4 Letter to Aunt Vera from Dorothy informing them of how everything was going January 29, 1985
4 Christmas Card and letter to Aunt Vera from Charles, Dorothy, Cherie and Greg December 19, 1985
4 Letter to Vera and all written from California from C.C. Smith informing her of how everything was going May 7, No Year
5 Order Referring Registrant to Another Local Board to George Smith December 18, 1942
5 Christmas Card to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith from Deuane, Opal, and boys December 19, 1946
5 Letter to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith from son George informing them of how everything was going February 28, 1958
5 Letter to Vera from Loretta thanking her for the Easter Card April 16, 1963
5 Letter to Vera from Loretta informing them of her trip back home May 29, 1963
5 Postcard of the Denver Art Museum to Vera Smith from Loretta informing her about their trip January 196?.
5 Postcard of Wyoming to mother Vera Smith from Geo August 14, 1970
5 Newspaper for Vera Smith from the May 5th Times sent by George Smith June 1, 1983
5 Letter to Vera and Obituary for Kathryn Altfillisch from Loretta and Geo October 22, 1983
5 Letters to Vera from the Calvary Temple and from Loretta informing her of how everything was going October 27, 1983 November 3, 1983
5 Letter to Vera from Kris informing her of how everything was going January 3, 1984
5 Valentine's Day Card and letter for Vera from Kris February 8, 1984
5 Christmas Card to Vera Smith from Grandchild Kris December 30, 1984
5 Valentine's Day Card and letter to Grandma Vera from Kris February 14, 1985
5 Letter to Vera Smith and Funeral cards for Sadie M. Hoag and Hazel W. O'Connell from Geo October 21, 1985
5 Valentine's Day Card to Vera Smith from grandchild Kris February 8, 1986
5 Christmas Card from Loretta, George, and Kris. No Date
6 Christmas Card to Miss Vera Ernest from Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Southerland December 20, 1921
6 Obituary for Mrs. G. N. Sloan, a letter to Morg and Vera and informing them of how everything was going. Letter to Chester who wanted it forwarded to Essie from Carrie Sloan. All to Morgan Smith March 18, July 7, July 21, 1941
6 Letter to Morg and Vera from Sis informing them of how everything was going December 19, 1941
6 Postcard of Cheyenne Wyoming to George Smith from Aunt Essie informing him of their trip October 15, 1943
6 Postcard to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith and Family) informing them of how everything was going. Letter to Morg and Vera from Sis informing them of how everything was going October 27, 1943
6 Envelope to Mrs. Morgan Smith January 25, 1944
6 Letter to Bro (Morgan Smith) and all from Essie informing them of how everything was going November 9, 1944
6 Postcard to Morgan Smith written informing him of how everything was going May 19, 1945
6 Letter to Morg, Vera and Children from Sis informing them of how everything was going November 6, 1945
6 Postcard to Mrs. Smith from Sis informing her of how everything was going June 1, 1947
6 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ross and Essie informing them of how everything was going July 4, 1952
6 Get well card to Vera written from Essie October 12, 1952
6 Letter to Morg and all from Essie informing them of how everything was going December 14, 1953
6 Christmas Card to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith from Essie and Ross. Christmas Card to Essie from Bess Swetzer. All mailed to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith December 14, 1953
6 Christmas Card to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith from Essie and Ross December 13, 1954
6 Christmas Card to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith from Essie and Ross December 6, 1955
6 Pea Ridge Arkansas Methodist Church Card to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith from Sis and Ross December 11, 1956
6 Christmas Card from Bess Swetzer. Letter to Essie written from Bess Swetzer. Letter to Vera, Morg, and George written from Sis. September 20, 1955, 1956, November 9, 1957
6 Letter to Morg and Vera from Essie and Ross informing them of how everything was going March 16, 1958
6 Letter to Ves and all from Aunt Essie informing them of how everything was going September 1, 1958
6 Letter to Ves and all from Aunt Essie informing them of how everything was going November 10, 1958
6 Letter to all informing them of how everything was going February 2, 1959
6 Postcard to Mrs. Pennington from David and Essie May 25, 1959
6 Letter to Vera and all from Essie informing them of how everything was going June 9, 1959
6 Letter to Vera, Vess, Al, Geo, Marylin and Layton from Aunt Essie informing them of how everything was going June 28, 1959
6 Letter to Marilyn and all the Family from Pea Ridge Arkansas informing them of how everything was going August 6, 1959
6 Christmas Card to Mrs. Morgan Smith and Family from Essie and Ross December 7, 1960
6 Letter to Vera and all from Aunt Essie informing them of how everything was going November 2, 1961
6 Letter to Vera and all from Aunt Essie and Ross informing them of how everything was going November 14, 1961
6 Letter to Vera and Family from Essie and Ross informing them of how everything was going December 11, 1961
6 Letter to Vera and all from Essie informing them of how everything was going including a piece of foil July 24, 1964
6 Letter to Vera and family from Essie informing them of the death of her Ross November 28, 1965
7 Christmas Card to Aunt Essie and Uncle Ross from Reona. Letter to Vera and all from Essie and Ross informing them of how everything was going and a letter to Essie and Ross from Zola informing them of how everything was going January 27, 1966
7 Bentonville, Arkansas Methodist Church card to Vera and family from Essie informing them of how everything was June 8, 1966
7 Christmas Card to Vera from Essie December 2, 1966
7 Letter to "Dearest" from Essie informing him/her of how everything was going March 18, 1967
7 Postcard for Vera from Essie informing her of how everything was going May 2, 1967
7 Letter to Ves, Al and Boys from Aunt Essie informing them of how everything was going September 8, 1967
7 Letter to Vera from Essie informing her of how everything was going September 17, 1967
7 Letter to Vera from Essie informing her of how everything was going October 30, 1967
7 Christmas Card and Letter to Vera from Essie November 26, 1967
7 Letter to Vera from Essie informing her of how everything was going March 8, 1968
7 Letter to Vera and all from Essie informing them of how everything was going April 30, 1968
7 Letter to Vera from Essie informing her of how everything was going June 22, 1968
7 Postcard to Vera Smith from Essie informing her of how everything was going July 13, 1968
7 Postcard of Des Moines Iowa to Vera Smith from Essie informing her of their trip September 7, 1968
7 Letter to Vera, Kids, and all from Essie informing her of how everything was going August 23, 1969
7 Postcard of Cadet Chapel to Vera Smith from Essie informing her of their trip 1969
7 Letter to Vera written from Essie informing her of how everything was going May 5, 1970
7 Letter to Vera from Essie informing her of how everything was going January 13, 1971
7 Postcard to Vera from Essie informing her of how everything was going. May 12 No Year
7 Letter to Ranch Folks and all from Aunt Bess informing them of how everything was going. September 15, No Year
8 Letter to Honeybunch from Pop informing her of how everything was going on back, "Letter to Minerva Barcal Smith from her husband Chester Cole Smith. They lived in Sioux City Iowa." December 5, 1927
8 Paper with the cost of Alfalfa hay and who it was paid to November 10, 1934
8 Envelope to Mrs. Morgan Smith June 11, 1940
8 Postcard of Billings Montana to Mrs. Morgan Smith from Dad September 27, 1940
8 Postcard of Savannah, Missouri to Ves and all from Dad informing them that he will have to stay longer February 19, 1941
8 Thank you card for the expressions of sympathy from the Sam Berardshian Family their son died in WWII to Mrs. Vera Smith April 13, 1943
8 Letter to Mom (Vera) from Dad and Geo informing her of how everything was going April 24, 1943
8 Letter to Mom (Vera) from Dad and Geo informing them of how everything was going May 5, 1943
8 Letter to Mom (Vera) from Dad and Geo informing them of how everything was going May 19, 1943
8 Letter to Mom (Vera) and all from Dad informing them of how everything was going included was a card to Raybestos PG Sets Auto Part INC June 10, 1943
8 Postcard to Mom (Vera) and all from Dad informing them of how everything was going February 4, 1945
8 Letter to Mom (Vera) and Tode informing them of how everything was going also included was letter to Mom and Tode from Dad informing them of how everything was going. A letter to Vess and Mama from Sis and Checks and First National Bank Statement for Vespersia Smith. August 4, 1945
8 Envelope for Vera Smith August 4, 1945
8 Letter to Velma and Gina from Morgan and Vera informing them about a surgery June 2, 1952
8 Envelope to Mrs. Morgan Smith September 1959
8 Notice of Arrival of Certified Mail for Vespersia Pennington September 18, 1959
8 Notice of Arrival of Certified Mail for Mrs. Vera Smith September 18, 1959
8 Letter to Mamma from Daddy No Date
8 Letter to Mamma and Kiddies from Daddy informing them of how everything was going No Date
8 Letter to Mamma (Mrs. Morgan Smith) and all from Daddy informing them of how everything was going. No Date
8 Postcard of Hotel West where Essie and Bill Southerland were married. No Date
9 Letter to Mother and all from Vera informing them of how everything was going 1920
9 Letter to Mother and all from Vera informing them of how everything was going September 19 1921
9 Letter to Daddy Morg from Vera and Kiddies informing him of how everything was going. February 22, 1928
9 Letter to Mama from Vera informing her that they are coming to visit and telling her that they will help her fix her business January 31, 1938
9 Mother's Day Card from Vera and Kiddies May 1939
9 Letter to Mother (Ada) and all from Vera and all informing them of her teaching options and how everything else was going September 7, 1941
9 Letter to Mother (Ada) and all from Vera and all informing them of how everything was going July 1, 1942
9 Letter to Mother (Ada) and all from Vera and Kids informing them of how everything was going September 5, 1942
9 Letter to Mother and all written from Vera and Geo informing her of their Thanksgiving plans and how everything else was going November 22, 1942
9 Letter to Mother, Sis, and Fritz from Vera, Ves, Morg and Geo informing them of how everything was going August 18, 1943
9 Letter to Dad (Geo) and George and Freddie from Ves and a letter to Mom from Ves informing them of how everything was going July 24, 1944
9 Letter to Mother(Ada), Sis and Freddie from Vera informing them of how everything was going December 17, 1945
9 Letter to Opal and all the Family from Ves and Mom informing them of how everything was going. A letter to Dad and all from Mom and Ves informing them of how everything was going August 1, August 11, 1946
9 Letter to Mother (Ada Ernest) and all from Vera and all informing them of how everything was going March 4, 1947
9 Letter to Mother (Ada) and all from Vera and all informing them of how everything was going June 2, 1947
9 Letter to Mother (Ada), Sis and Fritz from Vera and all informing them of how everything was going January 26, 1948
9 Letter to Mother (Ada) and all from all informing them of how everything was going mailed from Philip March 7, 1948
9 Letter to Mother (Ada) and all from Vera and all informing them of how everything was going. A letter to Auntie, Gina, and Fred from Ves informing them of how everything was going June, 1, 1948 June 1, 1948
9 Letter to Mother (Ada Ernest) and all informing them of how everything was going mailed from Philip February 2, 1949
9 Letter written to Mother (Ada Ernest) and all from Vera informing them of how everything was going September 23, 1950
9 Letter to Mother written from Vera and all informing them of how everything was going October 5, 1950
9 Birthday Card to Mother (Ada Ernest) from Vera March 26, 1951
9 Letter to Mother (Ada Ernest) and Sis from Vera and all informing them of how everything was going June 9, 1951
9 Letter to all (Mrs. Velma Case) informing them of her health. A letter to Mother and all from Vera informing them of Morg and her health June 10, 1952 June 9, 1952
9 Christmas Card to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith and Family from Sis and Mother December 10, 1953
9 Letter to Mother (Ada) and Sis from Vera and all informing them of how everything was going April 2, 1955
9 Letter to all (Ada) from Vera and all informing them of how everything was going April 6, 1955
9 Letter to George from Ves informing him of how Grandma was doing March 4, 1958
9 Easter Card to Mother from Loretta, George and Kristine 1966
9 Letter to Ves and all from Mother Vera. A letter to Ves and all from Mother. A letter from Mother. Letter to all from Mother. A letter to Ves and all Family from Mother all informing them of how everything was going. November24, 1967 July 31, 1968 August 1 July 12, 1968 November 9, 1967
9 Letter to Mother and all written February 6 from Vera and all informing them of how everything was going No Year
9 Post Card of Mayo Clinic with information on the hospital written on the back No Date
9 Easter Card to Vera Smith from Judy No Date
9 Letter to Mother from Vera and Morg informing her that they are leaving and telling her about some other people No Date
9 Valentine's Day Card for Teacher from Ralph No Date
Box File
2 1 Letter to Friends from Velma Ernest regarding a promise to answer a letter and find the horoscope of the person May 2, 1903
1 Letter to Mother and Daddy (Mrs. C. F. Ernest) from Velma informing her of how things were going May 7, 1926
1 Letter to Mama, Papa, Sis and Kiddies (Mrs. C. F. Ernest) and from Velma informing them of how everything was going April 17, 1928, April 19, 1928
1 Letter to Mrs. Ada A. Earnest from Fred Huffaker asking her to write to him. On envelope "Did not answer." October 15, 1937
1 Letter to Mrs. Ada A. Ernest from G.P. Billups asking about a place for someone to support him in his declining years. Also included is a picture of him October 29, 1937
1 Letter to Vera and all from Mama and all informing them of how everything was going. Letter to Sis (Vera) and all from Velma informing them of how everything was going October 24, 1941
1 Letter to Vera and all from Mother informing them of how everything was going comments from Velma at end of the letter and a letter to Virginia from Grandma January 21, 1942
1 Christmas Card and letter to Sis (Vera), Morgan, Geo and Vespersia from Sis (Velma) and Fred letter regarding the fire that destroyed lots of their stuff along with other families that had been hurt by fires December 12, 1943
1 Birthday Card from Velma and Freddie and letter to Vess from Grandma informing her of how everything was going all mailed to Miss Vespersia Smith March 24, 1944
1 Letter to Mother (Ada), Sister, Bro, Geo, and Ves from Velma, Fred and all informing them of how everything was going January 4, 1945
1 Valentine's Day Card to Grandma E. (Ada Ernest) from R. Sevey and Linda Lee and a letter to Grandma and all from Creeta, Bob, R. Sevey and Linda February 12, 1945
1 Letter to Sis (Vera) and all from Sis (Velma) informing them of how everything was going April 25, 1947
1 Letter to Mother, Sis (Vera) and all from Velma informing them of how everything was going November 20, 1947
1 Letter to All (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Velma informing them of how everything was going December 8, 1947
1 Letter to Sis (Vera), Ves and all from Velma and Mother informing them of what everybody should bring and how the preparations were going July 31, 1949
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Velma informing her of how everything was going August 15, 1949
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother, Sis and Fred informing them of how everything was going. Included was a Black Hills Teachers College 1950 Events of Commencement May 17, 1950
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother informing them of how everything was going August 18, 1950
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother informing her of how everything was going August 21, 1950
1 Letter to Mother (Ada) from Velma informing her of how everything was going mailed to the hospital May 23, 1951
1 Letter to Sis and all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Velma informing them of how everything was going July 29, 1951
1 Christmas Card to Vera from the Charles Furois Family (Margaret) December 1951
2 Letter to Sis (Vera) and Morg informing them of how everything was going September 25, 1952
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Sis (Velma) informing her of how everything was going January 21, 1953
2 Letter to Sis (Vera) and all from Sis informing them of how everything was going April 13, 1953
2 Postcard to Sis (Vera) and all from Sis informing them about her trip to Sturgis November 30, 1953
2 Letter to Sis (Vera) from Mother and Sis informing her about an accident and the possibility of her getting a 48 Chevy January 27, 1954
2 Letter to all (Morgan Smith and Family) from Velma informing them of how everything was going along with a newspaper clipping regarding the 85th Birth Anniversary of Ada Ernest hosted by her daughters Velma Case and Margaret Smith April 9, 1954
2 Letter to Mrs. Caw from Janice thanking her for the gifts and a little note from Velma to Sis and all July 5, 1954
2 Christmas Card to Vera and Family from Grandma and Velma December 20, 1954
2 Christmas Card to Sis (Vera), Morgan, and George along with a letter about the "Sundance Times" and a list of names December 28, 1955
2 Letter to Sis (Vera), Morgan and George from Sis and Mother informing them of how everything was going February 12, 1956
2 Letter to Sis (Vera), Morgan, and George from Mother and Sis informing them of how everything was going April 15, 1956
2 Letter to Sis (Vera) and all from Sis and Mother informing them of how everything was going May 14, 1956
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Velma informing her of how everything was going May 28, 1956
2 Postcard to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother and Sis inviting them to the Club Banquet May 28, 1956
2 Postcard to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother and Velma informing them of mother and her weekend June 14, 1956
2 Birthday Card to Vera from Mother and Sis (Velma) June 18, 1956
2 Birthday Card to Vera from Velma June 18, 1956
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Velma informing them of how everything was going November 11, 1956
2 Letter to Sis (Vera) and all from Velma and mother informing them of how everything was going February 27, 1957
2 Letter to Sis (Vera), Morgan and Geo, from Sis (Velma) informing them of how everything is going March 10, 1957
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith and Family) from Velma informing them on how everything was going September 4, 1957
2 Letter to Sis (Vera), Morgan, and Geo informing them of how everything was going. Also included is a note telling them that they can take her Duo fold bed the next time they come April 22, 1958
2 Letter to Sis (Vera), Morgan, Al, Geo, Ves, and Baby Layton from Velma informing them of how everything was going September 1, 1958
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Velma informing them of how everything was going September 28, 1958
2 Letter to Sis (Vera), Morgan, and Geo informing them of how everything was going. A note from informing them about the death of Ollie Reddrick October 28, 1958 October 29, 1958
2 Last Birthday 74 years Birthday Card to Morgan Smith from Velma November 7, 1958
2 Christmas Card to Vera and Family from Velma and a letter informing her of how everything was going December 5, 1958
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Sis informing them to the death of Les. Included is the In Remembrance card for his funeral March 1959
2 Letter to Sis (Vera), George, Ves, Al, and Baby Layton from Sis informing them of how everything was going May 21, 1959
2 Letter to Sis (Mr. Albert A. Pennington) and all from Aunt Velma informing them of how everything was going July 9, 1959
2 Letter to Al, Ves, and Layton talking about an article about pigeons July 9, 1959
2 To all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Velma informing them of how everything was going. A letter to Al asking him how his garden is growing July 28, 1959
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Velma informing her of how everything was going August 11, 1959
2 Letter to All (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Velma informing them of how everything was going October 1, 1959
3 Letter to all (Mr. George E. Smith) from Sis (Velma) wishing him a happy birthday and informing them of how everything was going February 15, 1960
3 Letter to Sis (Vera) and all wondering whether to sell "the place" or not April 6, 1960
3 Postcard to Sis (Vera) from Sis informing her of the price of what she thinks the party should be April 19, 1960
3 Postcard to Sis (Vera) and all from Sis informing them of how everything was going April 28, 1960
3 Envelope to Mrs. Vera M. Smith mailed from Belle Fourche July 29, 1961
3 Card to Sister (Vera) and a letter to Sister (Vera) and all from Sis informing them of how everything was going February 25, 1963
3 Birthday Card to Vespersia from Auntie Velma along with; a letter to Sis and all informing them of how everything was going. An obituary for Mrs. Malcom Driskill March 29, 1963
3 Letter to Sis (Vera) and all from Velma informing them of how everything was going May 21, 1963
3 Letter to Sis (Vera) and all from Sis informing them of how everything was going July 23 and 24, 1963
3 Letter to Sis (Vera) and family from Sis including a newspaper clipping of Carrie Hawken regarding her funeral services being held in San Diego January 14, 1964
3 Postcard to Vera and all informing them of how everything is going July 14, 1964
3 Letter to Mother and all informing them of how everything was going with a letter from hoping that the letter brings back good memories; letter from Sis informing her of how everything was going. All mailed to Vera Smith September 8, 1922, July 19, 1964, July 20, 1964
3 Postcard to Sis (Vera) and family from Velma informing Vera of the address change September 16, 1964
3 Letter to Sis (Vera) from Velma informing her of how everything was going and a list of Bible verses for when to find help in times of need July 11, 1965
3 Letter to Sis (Vera) and Family wishing them a Merry Christmas and informing them of how everything was going December 17, 1965
3 Letter to Sis (Vera) from Velma informing her of how everything was going and asking her about her health September 21, 1967
3 Letter to Sis (Vera) from Velma informing her of how everything was going along with a newspaper article on the Sundance school and some the students and faculty February 20, 1968
3 Letter to Sis and all (Mrs. Vera M. Smith) from Velma informing them of how everyone is doing along with a newspaper article on the Boeing 747 March 25, 1968
3 Birthday Card to Vera from Velma June 19, 1968
3 Letter to Sister (Vera) telling her to have "Faith in God" and her prayers are for her and informing her of how everything was going November 4, 1970
3 Letter to Sister (Vera) from sister Velma informing her of how her Christmas went and how everything else was going. Including a Christmas Gifts that she (Velma) received January 7, 1971, 1970
3 Letter to Sis (Vera) from Velma informing her of how everything was going August 10, 1971
3 Letter to Sister (Vera) from Velma informing her of how everything was going September 20, 1971
3 Letter to Sis (Vera) from Velma informing her of how everything was going October 21, 1971
3 Letter to Sister (Vera) from Sis informing her of how everything was going January 21, 1972
3 Mother's Day Card to Grandma from Linda and the boys: Bob, Corey and Todd. Including obituaries for Leonard Rathbun, Floyd Hawken, and Verne F. Barton. A letter to Sis (Vera) and Family from Sis informing her or how everything was going. A letter to Velma from Mildred and Glenn informing her of how everything was going May 12, 1972, May 22, 1972 April 15, 1972
3 Letter to Sis (Vera), written and from Velma informing her on how everything was going April 19, 1974, April 23, 1974
3 Letter to Sis (Vera) informing her of sicknesses. Obituaries for Chris B. Arpan, Virginia Rebbe Kennedy and Dr. J. L. Chassell. A letter to Sis from Vera informing her of how everything was going March 3, 1975
3 Part of an envelope to Vera Smith from Mildred Fink January 31, 1983
3 Present nametag from George to Mother No Date
4 C.F Ernest Tax Receipt from the Treasurer's Office, Lawrence County, South Dakota No Date
4 Postcard of Elk and all in the mountains to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) informing them of when she will be leaving because of the December 1936
4 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going January 10, 1940
4 Letter to all Sis (Vera) Morgan and kiddies from Mom, Govenne, Grandma and Freddie and a letter to all (Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going January 21, 1940
4 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going February 7, 1940
4 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going March 19, 1940
4 Postcard to Vera and Vespersia from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going July 17, 1940
4 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going September 18, 1940
4 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going October 7, 1940
4 Postcard to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going October 9, 1940
4 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going October 15, 1940
4 Letter to Vera and all from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going November 15, 1940
4 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going. Including a newspaper article regarding Willis G. Hamilton who died in Belle Fourche November 21, 1940
4 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going December 20, 1940
4 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going January 2, 1941
4 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going April 15, 1941
4 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going May 12, 1941
4 Letter to Vera and all written from Ada informing them of how everything was going. A letter to Mother (Ada) and kiddies from Velma informing them of how everything was going. June 27, 1941
4 Letter to Vespersia from Mama (Ada) informing her of how everything was going August 9, 1941
4 Letter to Vera and all informing them of how everything was going and asking them to send the letter to Ves and G. September 7, 1941
4 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going September 12, 1941
4 Postcard to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how her Thanksgiving went November 21, 1941
4 Letter and Postcard to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going. Included was a Classified add wanting a pasture for 60 head of cattle April 17, 1942
4 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going August 16, 1942
4 Letter to Vera written from Mama (Ada) and all informing her of how everything was going October 20, 1942
4 Letter to Vera from Mama (Ada) and Freddy informing them of how everything was going February 8, 1943
4 Letter to Vera from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going April 19, 1943
4 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going November 25, 1943
4 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going December 10, 1943
4 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama informing them of how everything was going December 18, 1943
4 Christmas Card to Mrs. Morgan Smith and family from Grandma and all December 24, 1943
5 Postcard to Vera and Vespersia from Deuane Smith informing them of their address and how everything was going. A letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) and Velma informing them of how everything was going. A letter from Mama and all written Sunday Eve informing them of how everything was going. All mailed from Ada Ernest January 5, 1944
5 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going February 2, 1944
5 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going May 28, 1944
5 Letter to Vera and all from Mother (Ada) and Velma informing them of how everything was going June 12, 1944
5 Letters to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) and Friday A.M. from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going June 21, 1944
5 Letter to Vera and Ves from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going July 20, 1944
5 Letter to Vera and Vess from Ada talking about the land Morg has August 17, 1944
5 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) and Sis informing them of how everything was going August 27, 1944
5 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going September 1, 1944
5 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going September 22, 1944
5 Letter to all (Mrs. Margaret Smith) from Ada Ernest telling them that she had talked to Jay and that they are supposed to take it to the board of Philip South Dakota. A letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all reminding them of a day 28 years ago and informing them how everything was going September 20, 1944 September 24, 1944
5 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going October 4, 1944
5 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going October 19, 1944
5 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going October 20, 1944
5 Letter to all (Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going October 24, 1944
5 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going October 30, 1944
5 Christmas Card to Mr. Morgan Smith from Mother (Ada) November 8, 1944
5 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going November 10, 1944
5 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother informing them of how everything was going November 16, 1944
5 Letters to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going November 22, 1944
5 Letters to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada Ernest informing them on how everything was going. A letter to Mother from Vera, Morg and Geo informing her of how everything was going November 26, 1944
Box File
3 1 Letter to Mother and all from Velma and Freddie and a letter informing them of how everything was going; a piece of paper with February 9, 1945 February 11
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going and asking if they wanted a stove April 5, 1945
1 Letter to Mom from Ves written Wednesday from after school informing her of how everything was going. A letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going April 7, 1945
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama and a letter written Wednesday morning informing them of how everything was going April 10, 1945
1 Letter to Vera and all Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going April 19, 1945
1 Postcard to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith from Grandpa and Ma informing them that they had arrived safely April 25 ,1945
1 Letter to all ( Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going April 27, 1945
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going April 28, 1945
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going April 29, 1945
1 Letter to Vess from Grandma Ernest informing her of how everything was going May 5, 1945
1 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going May 5, 1945
1 Letter to All (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada Ernest wishing them a Merry Christmas and informing them of how everything was going May 14, 1945
1 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going May 28, 1945
1 Letter to All (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going June 4, 1945
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) informing her that Grandma Gibson died and was buried at Spearfish and how the funeral went June 20, 1945
1 Letter to Geo and Dad from Mom (Vera) and Ves informing them of how everything was going August 13, 1945
1 Letter to Vera and all from Mother (Ada) and all asking them how the farm is going October 24, 1945
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going November 9, 1945
1 Letter to all (Mr. Morgan Smith) from Mom and Sis informing them how everything was going December 6, 1945
1 Christmas Card to Sis (Vera) Morg, Geo, and Vespersia from Mother (Ada), Velma and Freddie December 14, 1945
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going December 19, 1945
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) informing them of how everything was going December 26, 1945
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother and all (Ada Ernest) informing them of how everything was going March 14, 1946
1 Letter to Vera and All from mother (Ada) informing her of how everything was going. A letter to Sis (Vera), Morg, and George from Velma informing them of how everything was going. A letter from mother asking if they want to take a stove and other information on how everything was going March 25, 1946
1 Letter to Vera and all from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going April 26, 1946
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going May 17, 1946
1 Letter to Vera and all from Grandma and Velma informing them of the death of Grandma Cleveland because of a heart attack June 10, 1946
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) informing them of how everything was going July 3, 1946
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama informing them of how everything was going December 5, 1946
1 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going. A letter to Morg, Vera and kids from Essie and Ross informing them of how everything was going December 16, 1946
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them on how everything was going February 11, 1947
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going March 9, 1947
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going March 19, 1947
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mama (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going April 18, 1947
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going May 5, 1947
2 Letter to Vess and all from Grandma (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going July 8, 1947
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and Velma informing them of how everything was going July 14, 1947
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going July 25, 1947
2 Letter to all (Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada informing them of how everything was going with the farm and the animals August 19, 1947
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother informing them of how everything was going. A letter from Velma informing them of her possible operation September 10, 1947
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going September 16, 1947
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of Velma's health and how everything was going September 19, 1947
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going. A letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Velma informing them about her heath since her operation, including a note telling "Mrs. M. Smith to please call for COD" September 22, 1947
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going Oct 15, 1947
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada informing them of how her week was going and how everything was going January 22, 1948
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going May 6, 1949
2 Letters to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada informing them of how everything was going May 20, 1949
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada informing them of how everything was going June 10, 1949
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going June 19, 1949
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada informing them of how everything was going. A letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Sis informing that Freddie will come and help work June 27, 1949
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada informing them on how everything was going July 6, 1949
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada informing them of how everything was going July 11, 1949
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going July 13, 1949
2 Letter to Vess and all from Grandma (Ada) informing them of how everything was going August 3, 1949
2 Letter to Vera and all from Ada informing them of how everything was going September 12, 1949
2 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going December 12, 1949
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) written Monday from Ada informing them of how everything was going January 16, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going January 18, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going March 29, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going April 4, 1950
3 Letter to all from Mother (Ada) informing them of Roberts surveying the land for free April 20, 1950
3 Letter to all from Sis (Velma) informing them of the surveyor and how everything was going April 20, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. M. Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going April 27, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada informing them of how everything was going May 2, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada informing them of how everything was going including a list of what is upstairs and a classified and for a house for sale June 26, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) and Sis informing them of how everything was going June 28, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. M. Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going June 30, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. M. Smith) from Mother (Ada) and all informing them of how everything was going July 3, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada informing them of how everything was going July 17, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. M Smith) from Ada informing them of how everything was going August 11, 1950
3 Letter to Ves and all (Mrs. Albert Pennington) from Grandma (Ada) informing them of how everything was going August 15, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. M. Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going August 28, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada asking them to come up to see her and talk about business August 30, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada informing them of how everything was going September 18, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going September 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada informing them of how everything was going October 9, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. M. Smith) from Ada informing them of how everything was going October 23, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith from Ada informing them of how everything was going November 15, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going and asking for hen oil for her eyes November 17, 1950
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada informing them on how everything was going November 29, 1950
3 Happy Easter Card to Mrs. Ernest and Velma from Maude Mckoffin March 20, 1951
3 Fawkes Drug Receipt, Loan Department of Belle Fourche Office First National Bank of the Black Hills receipt, and Durfee's receipt April and May 1951
3 Letter to all (Mrs. M. Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going October 3, 1951
3 Letter to Vera and Morg from Mother (Ada) and Della informing them of how everything was going April 27, 1952
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Ada and Velma informing them of how everything was going May 5, 1952
3 Letter to Mrs. Ernest from Jack and Ruth Yeaman thanking her for the card and newspaper clippings April 23, 1953
3 Christmas Card to Morg, Vera and George from Ross and Essie wishing them a Merry Christmas and informing them of how everything was going December 14, 1956
3 Postcard to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Sis informing them how everything was going June 24, 1959
3 Letter to the Girls (Vera and Velma and Ves) from Mama (Ada) informing them of how everything was going June 4, 1960
3 Letter to all (Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going mailed May 19??
3 Letter to all (Mrs. M. Smith) from Mother (Ada) informing them of how everything was going No Date
3 Birthday Card from Mama To No Names No Date
3 Envelope addressed to Duane Smith Birght Wyo No Date
4 Pictures and information about Los Angeles to Mrs. Ada Ernest from Carrie McCumsey February 11, 1946
4 Letter to Ada and Velma from Carrie McCumsey informing them of how everything was going March 22, 1947
4 Letter to Ada from Carrie McCumsey informing them of her heart trouble and how everything was going. Included were Announcements to the Biltmore Theatre for "Russia" and "Science Tells Christ Coming Soon." Also included a newspaper articles regarding the Broadway Show "Jerusalem" and a picture of L.A. and an article regarding the schools in the Los Angeles area September 26, 1947
4 Letter to Ada and Velma from Carrie McCumsey informing them of how everything was going February 7, 1948
4 Letter to Aunt Ada and Velma from Ellen informing them of how everything is going with Ves around and telling them about Ves and Al and how she does not approve of Al March 24, 1956
4 Letter to Vera from Bessie informing them of how everything is going and how she likes Prescott, Arizona January 22, 1973
4 Birthday Card to Vera M. Smith from (Margaret) Jane Moore (McCumsey) June 18, 1984
4 Letter to Cousin Vera from Marcia McCumsey Conlin congratulating her on finding her first cousins and giving her addresses to Mr. Charles McCumsey, her father, Han McCumsey Moore's new address, her sister, and her new address November 19, 1985
4 Easter postcard to Cousin Vera from Marcia Conlin (maiden name McCumsey) thanking her for the card 1985
4 Season's greetings card from the White Memorial Hospital to Velma from Carrie with a letter on the back informing her of the readings at the beginning of the year No Date
5 Letter to cousins Mr. and Mrs. Smith from Maude Boker saying she was sorry to hear of Fred's death April 6, 1937
5 Letter to Aunt from Gertie and family informing her of how everything was going and how her family was doing with all the men going off to war December 30, 1942
5 Christmas card to Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith from Mother, Freddie, and family. A letter to Velma and Ada from Carrie informing them of how everything was going. A letter to Aunt Ada Aunt Lottis informing them of how everything was going May 5th December 13, 1946
5 Letter to Aunt Ada and all from Maude and Steve informing her of Maude's health and asking her to say hi to everyone and a poem "Sixty Years Ago." March 18, 1948
5 Envelope addressed to Mrs. Morgan Smith from A.J. Hensley April 5, 1948
5 Letter to Sister Ada, Velma and all the family from Lottie Layton informing them of how everything was going September 28, 1949
5 Letter to Velma and Family from Aunt Lottie informing them of how everything was going May 31, 1950
5 Postcard of Los Angeles County General Hospital and a bulletin from the White Memorial Church of Seventh-day Adventists from to Velma Case and Mother March 17, 1951
5 Letter to Aunt Ada and Velma from Chester McCumsey informing them of the death of Mama. Included was a poem written by Chester Oliver McCumsey shortly after Mama's death May 31, 1953
5 Letter to cousins (Vespersia Pennington) from Gertie Layton Lassley informing them of how everything was going January 17, 1984
5 Letter to Vera and family from Gertie informing them of how everything was going. Included was a family group record for Joseph Elisha Lassley and Mary Gertrude (Layton) Lassley November 5, 1984
5 Christmas card to Mrs. Vera Smith and family from Mary G. Lassley. A letter to Vera and family informing them of how everything was going December 6, 1984
5 Letter to Vera and family from cousin (Mary) Gertie Lassley informing them of how everything was going August 23, 1985
5 Letter to Ves and family from Fontella informing them that Mom (Mary) had to have surgery October 2, 1985
5 Letter to Vera and family from Gertie informing them of her health and how everything was going October 23, 1985
5 In Loving Memory funeral program for Mazie F. King funeral service January 19, 1986
5 Letter to Vera and family from Fontella and Gertie informing them that their health is excellent February 27, 1986
5 Letter to Cousin (?) from cousin Aubrey Hensley asking if they could meet because Ada told him that they were not far from where he lived April 5th No Year
6 Postcard to Cousin Miss Vera Ernest from Cousin Fay informing her of how everything was going November 2, 1906
6 Marriage announcement for Fay Jeannette Ernest and Fred B. Crocker September 22, 1909
6 Letter to Vera and family from Addie thanking them for the chicken and informing them of how everything was going December 28, 1940
6 Letter to Aunt Ada and Velma from Mrs. D. A. Gear informing them of their trip and how everything was going September 22, 1946
6 Christmas Card to Cousins (Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Fredericka and all (The Ernest's) December 17, 1947
6 Christmas Card to Cousins (Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Smith) from Fredericka and all Mother and Elinore, Harry and Freddie. A Postcard to the Second Annual Reunion of the Ernest Family set for December 4, 1948 August 15, 1926
6 Letter to Vera from Faye Ernest Crocker informing her of how everything was going June 2, 1949
6 Letter to Vera and all from Fay informing them that they would not be able to attend Vespersia's wedding August 18, 1949
6 Easter card to Aunt Ada and all from Fredericka and all informing them of the health of their mother and how everything else was going March 18, 1951
6 Letter to Aunt Ada from Fredericka informing her of how everything was going May 24, 1951
6 Letter to Aunt Ada, Velma and all from Rettie (Mrs. D. A. Gear) asking about Ada's health and informing them of how everything was going May 27, 1951
6 Christmas Card and letter to Vera from Elinore answering questions about who is still living and where they are living and informing her of how everything is going December 19, 1958
6 Letter to Vera from Elinore J. Brant giving her sympathy for the death of Morgan and answering questions about who is still living and how everything is going August 8, 1960
6 Letter to all (Mrs. Vera Smith) from Addie informing them of how everything was going and saying she hoped the boys didn't have to go to war July 10 19??
6 Letter from Addie informing them of how everything was going No Date
6 Christmas card to Aunt and Cousin from Fredericka No Date
6 Letter to Ada and all the family from Addie asking about all the family and informing them of how everything was going No Date
7 Letter to Uncle and Aunt ( Mrs. C.F. Ernest) from Niece Rose and all and from Nephew Ervin Ernest informing them of how everything was going May 15, 1915
7 Get well Card to Auntie (Ada) from Mildred and family May 24, 1951
7 Get Well Card to Aunt Ada from Rose and Ervin June 1, 1951
7 Birthday Card to Ada including a letter to all from Elizabeth Vercoe thanking them for the birthday card and informing them of how everything was going. A letter to all written November 12, 1942 from Rose Ernest informing them of how everything was going March 19, 1953
7 Christmas Card to Vera, Morgan, and Geo from Glenn, Mildred, Mary, Lou, and Gary informing them of how everything was going December 16, 1954
7 Letter to Vera from Ervin, Ruby, Joy and Grandma informing them of how everything was going November 6, 1964
7 Letter to Vera from Ruby and Ervin informing them of how everything was going including the address to Edna Macy Baresch January 7, 1968
7 Christmas Card to Vera from Mildred and Glenn informing them of their health December 7, 1978
7 Letter to Vera from Mildred informing her of Glenn's death and her mother's broken leg August 27, 1979
7 Letter and card to Vera and Vesp from cousin Mildred saying she was sorry that Vera broke her hip and informing them of how everything was going May 21, 1983
7 Letter to Vera from cousin Mildred informing her of how everything was going September 6, 1983
7 Christmas card to Vera and Vesp from Mildred informing them of how everything was going December 2, 1983
7 Christmas card to Vera and Vesp from Mildred informing them of how everything was going December 23, 1984
Box File
4 1 Graduation announcement from Fred Case's son to Vera Smith April 26, 1974
2 Graduation announcement from Jennifer Smith Casey to Vera May 24, 1992
3 Graduation announcement from Amanda Cross to Ves and Al May 23, 2004
4 Addie jane Ernest Memorial Book June 25, 1952
5 Newspaper clippings of Rose Earnest celebrating 100th birthday September 23, 1977
6 Graduation announcement from Gary G. Fink, son of Mildred Ernest Fink May 22, 1956
7 Graduation announcement from Glenn E. Fink, son of Mildred Ernest Fink May 25, 1950
8 Graduation announcement from Patricia Ann Huckfeldt, daughter of Vesp May 7, 1965
9 Graduation announcement from Lu Layton Huth May 15, 2007
10 Wedding announcement from Cevey Cole Pennington to Al and Ves October 30, 1989
11 Graduation announcement from Meagan Marie Pennington May 16, 2010
12 Marriage announcement from Vesperia Smith Pennington, daughter of Vera and Morgan Smith August 28, 1949
13 Marriage announcement from Megen C. Smith Rypkema, great granddaughter of Vera and Morgan Smith June 3, 2005
14 Graduation announcement from Tiffany Samuel to Ves and Albert Pennington April 20, 2010
15 Graduation announcement from Travis jay Samuel, great-great grandson of Morgan and Vera Smith May 1, 2008
16 Graduation announcement from Linda Schloredt, daughter of Creeta Cleveland June 3, 1960
17 Marriage announcement from Robert S. Schloredt, grandson of Velma Ernest Cleveland June 13,1963
18 Graduation announcement from Cody Samuel to Ves and Albert Pennington, great-great-great grandson of Vera and Morgan Smith. May 23, 2009
19 Commencement of Carol Smith May 18, 1952
20 Birth announcement of Cody Morgan Smith June 5, 1965
20 Graduation announcement from Cody Morgan Smith, great grandson of Vera M. Ernest Smith April 29, 1983
21 Graduation announcement from Deuane A. Smith, grandson of Vera Ernest Smith June 5, 1962
21 Marriage announcement from Deuane A. Smith December 8, 1969
21 Marriage announcement from Deuane A. Smith May 1, 1976
22 Graduation announcement from Deuane M. Smith, son of Morgan and Vera Smith May 11, 1943
23 Graduation announcement from Ernest M. Smith May 18, 1960
24 Marriage announcement from Ernest Morgan Smith II June 17, 2006
25 Graduation announcement from Gary E. Smith, son of Chester A. Smith June 2, 1965
26 Season's greetings from Morgan Smith Ranch ND
26 Marriage announcement from George Smith, son of Morgan Smith and Vera Ernest Smith January 11, 1964
27 Graduation announcement from Lynn Dee Smith, daughter of Deuane Smith May 13, 1970
28 Birth announcement from David and Shannon Trindle of Caitlin Carroll Trindle April 17, 1984
29 Graduation announcement from Rebecca D. Trindle, granddaughter of Velma Ernest Cleveland May 28, 1963
30 Three black and white photos of Aunt Brittie, maiden name Gilbert ND
31 Eleven black and white photos of Elinore Brant ca. 1922
32 Three black and white couples' portraits ND
33 Seven black and white photos of Ernest family female portraits ND
34 Four black and white photos of Isaac Newton Ernest and various family members ND
35 Nine black and white photos of Ernest family male portraits ND
36 Three photos of Roll Mergenthaler ND
37 Five photos of Will Morgenthaler, brother of Addie Ernest ND
38 Three color photos of Roy Ernest and Rose Ducharme Ernest headstones, at Newell SD Cemetery ND
39 Eight miscellaneous photos relating to the Ernest family ca. 1915
40 Three post card photos to and from Ernest family members ca. 1911