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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 Depression
*Johnny 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 began Mr 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 Depression Louis Rashotte, who lived in the French Settlement, near Tweed, Ontario, and was 39 during the Depression Mrs. and Mr. Vince Haley, who lived near Stoco and were about 25 during the Depression Mr. and Mrs. William Woods, who lived in Tweed, Ontario and were about 35 during the Depression

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 station during the Depression.

Kincaid, Kathy

Interviews on the Depression in the Tweed Area

Text of interviews with: Mrs. G. A. Dewar, who moved to Toronto, from Sulphide, Ontario, and was 37 during the Depression Mrs. E Barnett, who lived on a farm near Tweed, Ontario and was 36 during the Depression Mrs. V Gaylord, who lived near Arden, Ontario and was 32 during the Depression Mrs. D. Wells, who lived in Tweed, Ontario and was 24 during the Depression

LaBarge, Judy

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