Christmas in the 1930s

Christmas in the 1930s

By Tomm Larson “Grandpa, why is there an orange in my Christmas stocking?” “Cause when I was a little boy. . .” “You were a little boy? That must have been a loooong time ago.” “It was, I was little way back in the thirties.” “What’s the thirties?” “That was a time called the Great Depression.” “Why was it called that? Was everybody sad?” “No. . ., well there were a lot of sad times then, but there were lots of fun times too.” “What kind of fun?” “Well, lets see. . .” I poured all the candy and nutsRead more