From the Publisher
Not quite three years old at the time of the Stock Market Crash in October 1929, the author spent the next twelve years experiencing the consequences of the Great Depression. Kindergarten in 1931 began school days that proceeded in lockstep with the depression years.These were life shaping experiences taking place at a time of growing unrest among nations. Personal values were shaped by the challenges of daily living. Everyone was affected by the depression in one degree or another.These memories of school days, changing family structure, day to day coping, provides a window on this changing, scene from the perspective of a growing child.