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  • Ursula Oct 14, 2016

    Yes, Mike, the Great Depression. Reminds me, as told to me by way of anecdote, when money was so devalued that people carted bank notes around in wheelbarrows. To buy a loaf of bread.

    U

    • Mike Oct 14, 2016

      I don’t remember many people talking about it. The only specific recollection I have is that my great-grandfather was able to purchase enough hay to make it through without losing the farm and, in fact, subsidized my great-uncle in buying a ranch in the Nebraska sandhills.

      Odd that I don’t recall hearing much about it since it ended only about a decade before I was born.

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