SEGMENT: NEIGHBORS, RECOLLECTIONS, & HEALTH
Carrie Maurer>UIS Collection K-M>UIS Collection K-M, Segment 12
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- Mentions neighbors before her time got together to harvest crops with cradles & scythes. Carrie remembers using McCormick Binders.
- FOOD & MEALS
- Carrie's family bought flour from grandfather, a miller.
- Discussion of the Taylor family & Carrie going to live with Alice Taylor in 1937. Detailed discussion of the Taylor family.
- Mentions planning & cancelling trip to Scotland & going to FL. Went to CA over Thanksgiving on year.
- Discussion of Aunt Becky falling & breaking her leg & almost dying. Nurses took care of her. Aunt Becky got better when she got home to IL. German shoemaker made a special shoe so she could walk some.