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The Great Depression



Contrast between 1930's and today; 2010
by Len Dalton
... travel wasn't so easy in the 1930's

The high plains passage
by Bill Jodrey
... the days of a hobo not pleasant to remember but are unforgettable

Hardtimes:the1930's
byPaulA.Hupper
...AMelrosian,retiredinFlorida,remembersthedepressiondays

Seven-passengerPackardforsale
byJimDriscoll
...Dadboughtitfor$100;theadventurebegins

Whatdidyoudoforfun,Daddy?
byJimDriscoll
...Kingofthepart-timejobs

TheIn-BetweenGeneration
JimDriscoll

OnesolutiontoDepressionwoes....
byRussPriestley

GoingfromHighSchoolintoWorldWarII
byVirginiaEck
...Itwas1939.Wewerestillinthedepression

TheParadox:Anewcarfor$500,asalaryof$10.
byLenDalton
...awealthygrandfathertakeshisownlife...

HowCorkCitySurvivedtheDepression
VirginiaHanley
...Randomstoriesofhowsomepeoplecopedwithdifficulttimes

MyPersonalResponsestotheDepressionEra
BillJodrey
...lefthighschoolinapiqueoffrustration...

NotEveryoneWentHungry
byKayMcCarte
...ifIwasdeprived,Ineverknewit.

Mary,mybackisagainstthewall!
byMaryDriscoll,matriarchoftheMelroseDriscolls.
...FeasttoFamine,theGreatDepressionbringstheDriscollstoMelrose.

OneWorker'sLifeDuringtheDepression
ByGeneMarchand,astoldtoVirginiaHanley
...ThisNovaScotianativelooksforabetterlife.

Myfatherhadwork,butmanydidn't...
byPaulHupper,MHS'37
...Personalinsightsonhardshipandsurvival

DepressionDaysandLaborSympathies
ByJackieWattenberg
...TheysayyoucanalwaystellDepressionpeoplebytheirsavinghabits...

WhatWasSoHotAboutTheGreatDepression???
LeonardB.Dalton
...Humanityprofitsfromadversity

LearningtoReadinaGravelYard
byDorothyS.O'Connor
...hethoughthecouldn'tbefired,becausehehadgraduatedfromMIT.


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