Stories of Earl Brinkman by Robert J. Brinkman - Learning to “Reed” and “Rite”
Learning to “Reed” and “Rite”
Grandpa was illiterate until he went to Milwaukee so in order to write to his wife Mary he taught himself to read and write. Not very well at first because most of his spelling was phonetic. I would love to have a copy of some of these letters as dad said they were very readable as long as you sounded out the words and didn’t worry about how they “wer speld”.
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