I was skimming through this book that I purchased at Goodwill and came across what I think is a very interesting point. The Depression is an embarrassing thing. It is a shame to the system: the American Way that seemed so successful. All of a sudden, things broke down and didn’t work. It’s a difficult thing to understand today. To imagine this system, all of a sudden-for reasons having to do with paper, money, abstract things-breaking down.
Oops I had a huge senior moment. If you read this prior to 1:08 Wednesday, I made a huge mistake in what I wrote. I previously said the statement in purple was by someone from The Depression times. It was not. They are from todays times. Opps, senior moment. Sorry about that.
It appears that this book will be interesting, sad, insightful and most certainly depressing. It will also be worthwhile reading. A look at history through the memories of individuals is always an eye-opening experience.