Humor and Nostalgia

Take a walk down memory lane with stories about the past. Enjoy stories about the american dream, the great depression, one-room schools, outhouses, and much more.

Brother Fishes Shoes Out of Outhouse

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A girl kicks her shoes in the outhouse, and a fishing pole saves them.


Boy Drops Glasses Down Outhouse Hole

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A visiting brother tricks siblings into fishing out his glasses from the outhouse.


Boy Almost Shoots Dad in Outhouse

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A boy learning to use a gun almost shoots his dad in the outhouse.


Book Gets Lost in the Outhouse

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A girl drops her book in the outhouse and her mom fishes it out.


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Accidental Outhouse Shooting

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A rifle misfire hits grandpa instead of the chicken.


School Programs Provided Money and Entertainment

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Pie suppers and other school programs at the rural schoolhouse was great fun during the Depression.


Pie Suppers Held at One-Room School

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Childhood memories include the joy of pie suppers as a way to raise money for the rural schoolhouse.


Bloomer Incident During Recess

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Girl stopped game on school playground to go to outhouse to fix her bloomers.



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