Pie suppers and other school programs at the rural schoolhouse was great fun during the Depression.
Childhood memories include the joy of pie suppers as a way to raise money for the rural schoolhouse.
Girl stopped game on school playground to go to outhouse to fix her bloomers.
Money raised from auctions provided needed items for school children.
Still remembers birthday celebrations at the one-room school.
One-room school was busy when a pie or box supper was held.
Recalls days gone by of school programs and box suppers.
Recalls carnival games like chance and a cake walk.
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