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5 edition of Memories of the Great Depression found in the catalog.

Memories of the Great Depression

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Published by Heritage Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference - General,
  • REF013000

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11104438M
    ISBN 100788433636

    Some of them are now past 80 years of age. Human nature remains much the same. Once a month, when my father got paid, he would buy each of us an ice cream cone, which was a real treat. They thought 'Something should be announced,' and I wonder, 'By whom? We lived in a cornucopia. The radio was our major source of entertainment.

    Friday, one of America's greatest documenters of the Depression died. Accessed December 11, It was enough to buy the staples on flour, sugar, etc. The weakness was manifest in the large number of units working independently. And one of the things they really liked were sandwiches made on flat bread. We bought everything in bulk; big jars of peanut butter, tins of ketchup, and bags of flour.

    But, the cardboard would wear through in no time at all. I also have fond memories of my childhood. The photo is of Henry and his IH truck. Question: What did you do for entertainment during the Depression?


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Memories of the Great Depression book

But when I was offered a full time job, I decided to stay with teaching and that ended my summer part-time job ended. Along with the photo he provided, he also provided some memories of the Great Depression and Dirty Thirties Days. I have never been able to 'window shop'; if I don't need to buy it, what's the point in looking at it?

Relocating: On the Road Picture by Dorothea Lange, from FDR Library, courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration The vast migration that occurred as the result of the Dust Bowl in the Great Plains and the farm foreclosures of the Midwest has been dramatized in movies and books so that many Americans of later generations are familiar with this story.

Our cattle were auctioned off by the bank. It provides a better understanding for the older generation today, which is why we study history. Boom times come and go. This young girl, wearing just a simple shift and no shoes, is making dinner for her family.

And, we were a lot better off than other people; we always had enough food to eat. My mother would take her crate of eggs into the stores and she would bargain with them and that's how we got our food and our clothing.

Personal income in the form of rents, dividends and interest of the well-to-do was approximately twice as much as the period following the Second World War, leaving the economy dependent on a high level of investment and, or, luxury consumer spending with its potential exposure to the Crash of We worked around the house and farm helping our parents as much as we could.

The homeless went begging door to door and mother fed anyone who came to our door. Many times, I would refuse to go to school because the cardboard in my shoes would fall out on the walk there. Our clothing was used hand-me-downs. Yes, it was hard, but it was a good life. When were you born?

We picked all day, because hops are very light and it takes a lot of them to make any money they were paid for by the pound, but weren't worth very much. But, we were able to make our own entertainment. This, in the long history of such activities, was a kind of flood tide of corporate larceny.

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Our shoes had to last us for years, and when the soles wore through, my father lined them with cardboard. Studying how people lived their lives and how they survived opens a new door into the history of the Depression.

A lot of building contractors went broke. If you had money you were fortunate. But, the cardboard would wear through in no time at all.Mar 16,  · I think the Ohio Department of Aging is to be commended for its Great Depression Story sylvaindez.comhed in four parts duringit's a collection of the recorded memories of those who lived through the Great Depression of the 's.

Not only is it a valuable historical resource, but with our own economic situation as parlous as it is right now, we might all be able to learn something from. Get this from a library! Clara's kitchen: wisdom, memories, and recipes from the Great Depression.

[Clara Cannucciari; Christopher Cannucciari] -- "Clara?s Kitchen takes readers back to a simpler, if not more difficult time, and gives everyone what they need right now: hope for the future and a nice dish of warm pasta from everyone?s favorite.

When the Great Depression hit, people came to the front porch of William Hague's home near Pittsburgh pleading for food. One well-dressed young woman asked Mr. Hague's mother if she would hire her. Get this from a library! Growing up rich in a poor family: childhood memories from the great depression.

[Doris Hermundstad Liffrig; Melissa Gordon] -- "Growing Up Rich in a Poor Family is written for young people but will appeal to readers of all ages.

Great Depression

Children will enjoy stories about Doris and her brothers, who entertained themselves for hours in. Sep 28,  · The current financial crisis, generating fears that the U.S.

faces a serious depression, has triggered my memories of the Great Depression of the s. My earliest memory was seeing my young, unmarried aunt, who lived with my parents, coming home from work one evening sobbing hysterically.

May 12,  · Book Reviews. Podcasts. Those who lived through the Great Depression tell their stories the children of Depression-era parents wrote in Author: Jeremy Kutner.