Before the Depression

November 2010
Old Huntsville Magazine;Nov2010, Issue 213, p39
The author talks about life in Huntsville, Alabama around 1926 before the Great Depression. He shares the rage with the kids which was speaking Pig Latin. West Clinton Street and Pike Street used to be muddy messes which he compares with streets in Western movies. He notes that the first traffic light was at Brown's Grocery corner. He also shares the small airplanes flying over and dropping Baby Ruth candy bars or other items with little parachutes.


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