Born on family farm in 1918. General discussion of family. Born in 150 year old house. Grandfather homesteaded farm in 1840's. Father born in 1894. Homestead was 150 acres 7 family farm expanded w/ addition of Barnstable & Wooley place. Irma is only child.
Irma & friend read, did puzzles, play house, & pretended to bake with real flour.
Mentions Springfield was a long trip. Family went to Springfield to visit relatives, one was a butcher.
Irma relates story of staying at Aunt's who gave her castor oil. She did not like going to aunt's house.