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Great Depression: One Prune

Those who are my age or thereabout lived through the Great Depression. We started to school in 1928 and finished in 1939, as there were only 11 grades in school back then.

Life had been hard since jobs were hard to get and money was scarce. Tight budgets were still in place when I was in High School.

Our Home Ec cottage was a small white frame building just past the 1925 High School Building.

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Pranks at school

John Agan: This week, I'm running another of Momma's articles about school days. I was reminded of this article because my cousin, David Gladden Emerson, Jr., recently pa...

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First grade and school

Many times I find myself going over the years, the schools, the teachers, and all the friends of my childhood. Do you remember first grade?

Sometimes I find myself humming...

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Albion’s Seed

One of the books that my son had for required reading at Ole Miss was Albion's Seed, by David Hackett Fischer. This volume comprises a cultural history of the United Stat...

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Remembrances of the War Years

I have written many stories about the war years, the Civil Defense program, rationing, and all the things we did without during World War II. However there were other thi...

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