Quitting School to Help Family Get By
Bert Aikman>UIS Collection A's>UIS Collection, Segment 1
- CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
- Went to school until he was 22 to finish 8th grade. Had to quit school at age 15 to help family get by. Father had 7 children. Had to work in timber because "li'l ole 40 didn't provide enough." Timber for fences & barrels.