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The Great Depression - In My Heart and Pockets

Something happened yesterday and it blew my world away. In order to better understand this story, it is important to know that even though I am struggling with depression, I am what you call “a functional depressed person”. 555 more words

My Corner

Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis (1999)



The exact year is unknown.  However, this is a historical fiction piece set during the Great Depression in the 1930’s, in Flint Michigan.  The city of Grand Rapids is also depicted. 1,630 more words

Historical Fiction Novel

Leaps of Logic

Our family was recently driving back from a little weekend getaway. The kids were in the back seat, asleep at the same time for possibly the only portion of the multi-hour ride home, when Meg looked over from her magazine to the radio and read the song title currently playing on40s Junction, the 1940s Station – “In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town.” 198 more words


Dust In The Wind, Part 3

Time to get the H out of Dodge.

A New Mexico man sits in a stupor, as some of the millions of grasshoppers that invaded the land swarm his window. 278 more words


What a Life

Director: unknown
Release Date:
 March 26, 1932
Rating: ★★★

‘What a Life’ is a genuine cartoon from the Great Depression era.

In the opening scene Flip and the little brat from ‘ 184 more words

Black And White Films

Retro Favorites: Call Me Church by Tinnean

Blurb: It’s the height of the Depression, and people are desperate for a distraction from their lives. Film director Church Chetwood wants to help them forget—and he manages it with his documentaries and travelogues. 3,276 more words