SEGMENT: RECOLLECTIONS & ACTIVITIES

Carrie Maurer>UIS Collection K-M>UIS Collection K-M, Segment 12

SEGMENT: RECOLLECTIONS & ACTIVITIES,

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RECOLLECTIONS
Many events & activities recalled while looking at photo-album. Comment on many trees down in picture of 1924 ice-storm. Family did not celebrate Christmas with a tree. Points to haystacks, cane-mill, & people in pictures. Discussion of how sorghum was made. Mentions layout of smokehouse with earthen hearth (hole in earth floor) in middle for burning hickory. Mentions a man named Powers compiled history of Sangamon County Mentions establishment of daylight savings time in WWI. Had to hustle to get to Chautauqua in Tallula.
ACTIVITIES
Description of circuit Chautauqua. Mother would not let her go to dances because they belonged to Baptist Church.