In this book, Child of the Great Depression, I try to recapture and revive the lore of the enduring legacy of Powellville. My, but there are so many things to remember: riding atop a load of tomatoes and throwing a tomato at every mailbox along the way, shooting marbles in the alley by the general store, playing baseball, splashing naked in the swimming hole in the creek in the woods. Those were just childhood activities. The real legacy of the town is based on the sharing of lifeas journey among all those who lived there: the hardship, the sacrifice, the happiness, the tragedy, and all the bad and good of human nature. In short, it is a portrait of the trials and the struggles, the humor and the woe that most Americans shared during the years of the Great Depression.Milk. Factory. Our cow was one source of our sustenance. In all except the coldest season Dolly, thecow, was ... On the following day, my mother skimmed the cream off the top and then bottled the milk. We used the cream to make butter.
|Title||:||Child of the Great Depression|
|Author||:||William Elihu Palmer|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2014-11-21|