Index


Food Storage Before Plastic

Let’s see - way back then - in the 20’s and the 30’s, those dreary Depression years. What did we do without “Saran Wrap”, “Tupperwar...

Pat Broman | 2014
Early 20th Century Shopping

As a farm youth in the late 1920’s and early 30’s, I remember that my parents did very little grocery buying because our farm supplied most ...

David T. Daniels | 2013
May Day in Iowa, 1930’s

May Day in Iowa was important and fun. Several days before May First, my sisters and I would be busy making little baskets out of construction p...

Elsie Johnson | 2013
Gone Fishing

My Dad was always intent to make fishermen out of my brother and me. One way was to go seining for catfish in a nearby muddy river. Dad and my o...

David T. Daniels | 2012
Politics

I don’t remember election time as being discussed when I was young. Roosevelt’s name came up a lot - CCC [Civilian Conservation Corps], etc....

Elsie Johnson | 2016
Along the Artichoke Trail

Until a few years ago, I never thought about artichokes. I didn’t eat them nor does anyone in my household. But that was before Jacki and I be...

Evelyn Marshak | 2012
Our walks in the park

What I find amazing is a love that gives me Valentine's Day every day. I round a corner or walk in the door and I'm filled with such warmth, eve...

Aimee Whitley-George | 2012
Moon Landing

Title: Moon Landing I think the event which most impressed me as an adult in a positive way, was the first man landing on the moon. I remember s...

Jeanie Henry | July 2015
End of War

While researching material to write about the honey bee, I saw that Albert Einstein had an interest in bees and wrote about them. This certainly...

David T. Daniels | 2015