Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

21/1/2007

Oral histories speak volumes about past

Every morning before Betty Keiser began her two-mile walk to school, the 8-year-old’s grandmother insisted that she pull on black wool stockings, considered proper attire for schoolgirls in the early 1920s.

And every morning, as soon as she was out of sight, Betty would peel off the stockings and stuff them in some bushes. Hours later, on her way home, she would retrieve the stockings and put them back on — delighted that she had pulled the wool over her grandma’s eyes. for more click here

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