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Thursday, April 1, 2010

Treasure Chest Thursday - Mom's First Piano Book

My Mom has been gone more than ten years now, but her boxes of "stuff" continue to bring pleasure. Her greatest self-identity was probably playing the piano. She taught piano lessons to at least three generations in Coon Rapids, Iowa, her hometown. This is photo of HER first piano lesson book, that she still had, from the 1920s. She took lessons from her aunt, Frances WILLIAMS (later KECK).

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  1. I love that she has written on it "My First Book". That is a very special keepsake!

  2. You do have so many wonderful keepsakes and memories, Bill. I can remember back in the 50's, Teaching Little Fingers to Play, was the first piano book for newbies.

  3. Great treasure to have. It's great she kept it!

  4. Thank you for each comment. It is truly a joy to share these memories, with this kind of support! ;-)

  5. I passed along the Ancestor Approved Award to you. Stop by and pick it up.

    You don't have to return it. I just wanted to show my appreciation & gratitude for your blog & your support!