Segment Synopsis: Harvest work at uncle's as a teenager, and 65 cents pay for the season. Very seldom
went home while working for uncle; and found on returning that many people left the
country. Managing uncle's farm.
Segment Synopsis: Harvest crews were largely loggers who wanted to get out of the woods in the summer.
Troubles harvesting in Canada in the late fall. Playing poker in the harvest crew.
A horse trainer loses his team in a storm.
Segment Synopsis: Depression self-sufficiency and cooperation. Giving a hog to a neighbor. (People died
on the farms instead of hospital in old days.) After two years of leaving the car
on blocks, he got credit from Dinsmore's gas station. Raising cows, buying a separator.
A frozen bean crop. Local creamery kicked out by big concern. Took ten years to recover
from depression. Storing wheat on the farm during the Depression. Hauling wheat to
Troy in the winter, he got cheated on the scale, and caught them.
Segment Synopsis: Strictness of Sunday school. Had to learn English in school, which was also strict.
The rule of the whip. Well behaved children in Sweden. The will to learn. Good and
bad teachers. Importance of love for children and learning. Fighting at school. Superiority
of country over town schools.