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Sep 19th

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The rationing list

The rationing list

Recently, someone mentioned rationing that we had during World War II. Almost everything was rationed, and some things were just made unavailable to the general public.

One of the first things to affect me would be the rationing of shoes. I had only been working about a year when Pearl Harbor occurred. I made most of my clothes, but shoes had to be bought. I had asked for a Monday off to go to Shreveport to buy shoes since I have long narrow feet and am hard to fit.

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You’ve come a long way, Baby

You’ve come a long way, Baby

Have you ever heard of a 10-year-old boy having a valid driver's license? Or a 20-year-old woman having a driver's license and had never driven a car, or even sat under t...

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Modesty in my day

Modesty in my day

I have written about changes in kitchen appliances and other changes in the last sixty-five to seventy years. Just as radical were the rules and the way ladies must condu...

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Chandler-Simoneaux engaged to marry

Chandler-Simoneaux  engaged to marry

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Chandler of Minden are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Katelyn Jean Chandler to Hunter Joseph Simoneaux, son of Mr. Kevin and Kat...

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Stewart-Conaster engaged to marry

Stewart-Conaster engaged to marry

Maranda Blake Stewart of Shreveport and Jared Scott Conatser of Chidester, Ark. (originally of Minden) are proud and excited to announce their engagement and upcoming mar...

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