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South Shore Days 1940’s & ‘50’s By Gerald Lewis
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This is a personal memoir of good times in Chicago back in the days when candy bars and White Castles cost a mere 5 cents. Chicago is a “city of neighborhoods,” whether you are talking... More > about Chinatown, Canaryville, Bridgeport, Beverly, South Chicago, Bronzeville, Hyde Park, Woodlawn or Englewood. This story takes place in the old South Shore neighborhood nestled on Lake Michigan between Jackson Park to the north and the booming steel mills to the south. My cousin, Dr. Bruce Hannon of the University of Illinois, used to say, “Good people make a good place good” and South Shore was one of those places...< Less
South Shore Days 1940’s & ‘50’s By Gerald Lewis
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This is a personal memoir of good times in Chicago back in the days when candy bars and White Castles cost a mere 5 cents. Chicago is a “city of neighborhoods,” whether you are talking... More > about Chinatown, Canaryville, Bridgeport, Beverly, South Chicago, Bronzeville, Hyde Park, Woodlawn or Englewood. This story takes place in the old South Shore neighborhood nestled on Lake Michigan between Jackson Park to the north and the booming steel mills to the south. My cousin, Dr. Bruce Hannon of the University of Illinois, used to say, “Good people make a good place good” and South Shore was one of those places...< Less
South Shore Days 1940's & '50's: A Collection of Stories about Growing Up In the South Shore Neighborhood of Chicago. By Gerald J. Lewis
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This is a personal memoir of good times in Chicago back in the days when candy bars and White Castles cost a mere 5 cents. Chicago is a "city of neighborhoods," whether you are talking... More > about Chinatown, Canaryville, Bridgeport, Beverly, South Chicago, Bronzeville, Hyde Park, Woodlawn or Englewood. This story takes place in the old South Shore neighborhood nestled on Lake Michigan between Jackson Park to the north and the booming steel mills to the south. My cousin, Dr. Bruce Hannon of the University of Illinois, used to say, "Good people make a good place good" and South Shore was one of those places...< Less
Around the Belt By Patricia Watters
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I've lived in Oregon for over forty-five years, but if you ask me who I am in my heart, I'd have to say that I'm still a southern girl from New Orleans. I guess you never lose those early roots. I... More > also grew up during a time when life was much simpler. No stores were open on Sunday because that was a day for church and family. Christmas meant getting one main toy. I could ride my bicycle safely many blocks from home. A nickel candy bar was five inches long. Movies weren't rated because they were all made for family viewing. And TV was in its infancy so we found other more exciting things to do. Maybe this book will give you a snapshot back in time and a glimpse into the various escapades and misadventures of one little girl growing up in New Orleans in the 1940s and 50s. Fully Indexed.< Less
The Trouble With Charlie Foster By Desmond Fosbery
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Charlie Foster's memories of growing up in war-time London and the 1950's. His sexual escapades before during and after the 'sexual revolution' of the 1960's. With an exciting story thread running... More > through it. The influences of Buddhism and the Yogic lifestyle. Travel to The West Indies. A West Indian Adventure. Told with humour and pathos. The Remaining Mystery is - Who is Charlie Foster?< Less
The Trouble With Charlie Foster By Desmond Fosbery
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Charlie Foster's memories of growing up in war-time London and the 1950's. His sexual escapades before during and after the 'sexual revolution' of the 1960's. With an exciting story thread running... More > throughout. Travel. France and from the UK to the West Indies. West Indian adventure. Told with pathos and humour.< Less
Growing Up Poor By Bert Langeberg
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Growing Up Poor reveals Bert Langeberg's heroic journey from a hardscrabble life on a family farm in Wisc in the 40s and 50s. The US is facing many problems related to our government over spending... More > and going into debt to correct supposed social injustices. These problems range from health care, social security, poor education and global warming. To gain a perspective on how we lived before government spending by FDR promised to cure these social problems Growing Up Poor portrays a simpler time when we had low cost home remedies for minor cuts, bruises, aches, pains and the common cold. Nowdays the government forces all emergency rooms to accept and treat all patients for all these minor problems many without payment. These mandates to get votes from low income patients and illegal aliens have caused health care costs to skyrocket. Bert delves into our Social Security system from his accounting perspective. His insight into the system reveals serious flaws that will need to be fixed in the next few years.< Less
Growing Up Poor By Bert Langeberg
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Growing Up Poor reveals Bert Langeberg's heroic journey from a hardscrabble life on a family farm in Wisc in the 40s and 50s. The US is facing many problems related to our government over spending... More > and going into debt to correct supposed social injustices. These problems range from health care, social security, poor education and global warming. To gain a perspective on how we lived before government spending by FDR promised to cure these social problems Growing Up Poor portrays a simpler time when we had low cost home remedies for minor cuts, bruises, aches, pains and the common cold. Nowdays the government forces all emergency rooms to accept and treat all patients for all these minor problems many without payment. These mandates to get votes from low income patients and illegal aliens have caused health care costs to skyrocket. Bert delves into our Social Security system from his accounting perspective. His insight into the system reveals serious flaws that will need to be fixed in the next few years.< Less
MY MEMORIES, HONEST By RICHARDSON PATRICK
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Growing up in the 1940's, 50's and sixties. Prairie Village Kansas, Grosse Pointe Michigan
CONFESSIONS OF A HAPPY CHILD By Betty Anne Cox
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Travel to Virginia in the 1940s and '50s with author, Betty Anne Cox who paints a picture of a childhood worth remembering.