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for The Diary of Opal Whiteley
|Elsie and her young husband are Opal's aunt and uncle. They are neighbors and interesting friends. Opal believes the angels have brought them the wrong baby.||Scene 36: Elsie's brand new baby
Scene 37: A morning visit to the house of Elsie
|house we live in|
|Opal's house is between the singing creek and her grandparent's house.
Opal lives in a very small wooden house with one room divided into two by a quilt. It is also called a lumber shanty
These little houses were moved to different logging camps using the railroad. The entire house was pulled up on railroad cars and moved to the next work camp.
|Picture: Sky view of the farm
Paragraph 1: The house on the edge of the near woods
Paragraph 3: The lumber shanty
"I looked looks for my lost toy."
|Paragraph 567: Example|
"Momma uses the machine-that-sews to fix the torn clothes."
|Paragraph 67: Example|
|The mamma is Opal's mother, Elizabeth Scott Whiteley ( b. 1874 - d. 1917).
Opal has a difficult time with her mother. While trying to be helpful, Opal often does things which make her mother angry.
In addition, Opal believes that her "Angel Mother," rather than Elizabeth Whiteley is her real mother.
|Picture: Elizabether Whiteley
Picture: Mr and Mrs. Whiteley
Scene 15: Helping with Chores
Scene 30: Getting the Millers Brand out of the Flour-Sack
Scene 104: Tied to the woodshed corner
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