Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Today in Willow Creek History – 11 January 1944

On 11 January 1944 Jessie Tucker Agard documents:  Had macaroni and cheese; trying to observe meatless Tuesday. Her husband, Arthur and son Bill went to Trumansburg to a meeting at the school. Farm accounts.  FDR spoke at 9 to 9:30. Very good. Spoke against strikes. Said the whole problem could be summed up in one word, “Security” – solution for problem.

The next day Jessie made applesauce and noted she had to be careful about the amount of sugar used. In the afternoon she went to the Red Cross with seven other women from Willow Creek to make surgical dressings.  She was proud to have made 127 surgical dressings that day.  Her neighbor, Ruth Vann loaned Jessie a library book, All that Glitters. In return, Jessie loaned two of her Agatha Christie books.  

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