Mrs. Williams gives a variety of recollections about her family & life. Aunt Claire Williams was a mid-wife (delivered 26) & quasi doctor who never charged. Aunt's wife did not approve of her mid-wifery. She saved women from dying.
Mrs. Williams tells of being paid in script for teaching during Depression. Some stores would take script for a fee of 10%. Banks had closed & Mrs. Williams & husband lost a lot of money. Banks did reopen & survived. Neighbor was bank owner & neighbor, but he did not tell them of impending failure. Story of husband going to bank day before closure to withdraw money to help friend w/ car.
Mrs. Williams tells of their Grocery Store business. Mrs. Williams did butchery at store. Tells of maintenance required for chopping block. Meat acquired in Springfield (Monroe Market). Several people worked in the store. Sold goods on credit during Depression.