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School assignments relating to the Great Depression
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School assignments relating to the Great Depression

  • CA ON00156 2018-052
  • Collection
  • 1974-1975

A series of 34 student assignments featuring transcripts of interviews with people who experienced the Great Depression in Hastings County, Ontario. One interview was with a veteran of the Second World War.

Hotchkiss, Ron

Student Assignment

Text of interviews with:Felix Rashotte, who speaks about the "three classes of hobos"Edna Barnett, who lived in Tweed and was 40 during the DepressionJohnny Orr, who worked and lived in Tweed during the Depression

Rashotte, Cheryl

The Depression

Text of interviews with:Mr. and Mrs. Charles O'Neill, who both lived in Marmora, Ontario and were 26 and 16 when the Depression beganMr and Mrs. Roy H., who lived in Coe Hill and were around 35 during the Depression

O'Neill, Charlene

Interviews on the Depression

Text of interviews with:Agnes Craigen, who lived in Reid, Ontario and was 20 at the beginning of the DepressionLouis Rashotte, who lived in the French Settlement, near Tweed, Ontario, and was 39 during the DepressionMrs. and Mr. Vince Haley, who l...

Courneyea, Sally

The Depression

Text of interviews with:Ann Way, who lived in Tweed and was 22 at the beginning of the Depression.Arthur Robinson, who worked a variety of different jobs and was in their late teens when the Depression began.

Way, Janice

The Depression

Text of interviews with:Newt Kincaid, who lived in Madoc, Ontario and was 9 when the Depression began.Eletha Woods, who worked as a teacher in Marmora, Ontario and Madoc, Ontario during the Depression.Arthur Baker, whose husband worked at a gas st...

Kincaid, Kathy

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