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text A secret gift : how one man's kindness--and a trove of letters--revealed the hidden history of the Great Depression

Summary
The author's grandfather, Sam Stone, placed an ad in the Canton, OH, newspaper shortly before Christmas in 1933, offering cash gifts to seventy-five families in distress. Readers were asked to send letters describing their hardships to a benefacto... Read more
Contents
A Christmas carol -- In consideration of the white collar man -- The bread of tomorrow -- If I would acept charity -- Families: the crisis that brought them closer -- Families: the crisis that pulled them apart -- An opportunity to help -- A merry... Read more
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Description
365 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Publisher
Penguin Press 2010

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TADL-FLPL 977.162 in Adult Available
TADL-WOOD 977.162 GUP in Adult Available

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