Des Moines Historical Society discussing the Depression in Des Moines TONIGHT


The Des Moines Historical Society will be discussing the 1930’s Depression in Des Moines TONIGHT – Tuesday, Nov. 10 – at Des Moines United Methodist Church. located at S. 223rd Street and 9th Ave S.

Listen to the last of the “Boo Hoo Babies” share their stories of the hard times growing up in Des Moines during the Depression. Joyce “Bubbles” Crowder, Bill Rydberg, Mark “Bill” Van Gaskn, and John Rayback will begin the discussion and encourage you to also take part in adding your thoughts and experiences doing those trying times.

With Veterans Day following the day of our meting we will also have a color guard to present our country’s colots.

Please bring along any memorabilia you wish to share from the Depression or the World War II years.

For more information, call Jim Langston, Program Chairman, at (206) 878-7205.

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