19-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Sunday, July 26, 1914: Went to church this afternoon. I was pretty warm.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
Whew, it doesn’t sound pleasant. I bet that it was hard to concentrate in the heat. Was there a breeze coming in through a window?—or was the hot air still? Did you have a fan?