SEGMENT: RECOLLECTIONS, TOWNS, & CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES

Emma Snodgrass>UIS Collection S>UIS Collection S, Segment 22

SEGMENT: RECOLLECTIONS, TOWNS, & CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES,

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RECOLLECTIONS
In Kansas they used dried buffalo chips (manure) for fuel
CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES
They saw elephant footprints in the road when a circus came to Pawnee.
WEATHER
Vague memories of ice storms of 1912, 1924, and 1978.
FARMING DURING WWII
She worried about friend in service during WWII.
FAMILY
First child, Marcella, born in 1913. Second daughter, Lorene.
TOWNS
Remembers a Mr. Sprague and uncle Willis at the grocer's who describes Emma's father as an honest man whose bill he would pay even if he was short of money. He never bought more than he could afford.