We found a family newsletter on my mother’s side, dated June 28, 1927.
The paper was faded, folded, stained, and very fragile, so I couldn’t
scan the text with an Optical Character Reader.
So I scanned only the artwork on the top (which includes a few of the words).
Then I typed in all of the text, arranging it in two columns as it was in
My commentary, linked on the bottom of the page, identifies the people and
includes a GPS map showing the location of the Goff family’s
Old Home Place, a farm near Adair, Mayes County, Oklahoma.
The Goff family moved there from Springfield, Missouri, in 1920.