The Winter Years
The Depression on the Prairies

Gray, James H.
Publisher:  Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, Canada
Year Published:  1973   First Published:  1966
Pages:  220pp   ISBN:  0-7705-1074-4
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX15830

The story of ordinary people in Western Canada in the Great Depression of the 1930s.


Table of Contents

Some notes on source material

1. Our World Stopped and We Got Off
2. Beating the Woodyard
3. The Sine Qua Non was $1.50
4. The Golden Age of Boondoggling
5. Fun Was Where We Found It
6. Landladies and a Want-Ad Husband
7. Tuxedoes Were for Ditch-Digging
8. Into the Wonderful World of Bookworms
9. The Complete Scoundrel and the Honest Judge
10. The Gold-Stock Swindlers Gave Canada a Boost
11. The Weather that Made the Thirties Dirty
12. 'That Ye Help One Another'
13. A Goy Among Jews
14. Two None-Cent Meals a Day and the Relief-Camp Trek
15. Once Across the Dust Bowl
16. Three Men of Off-Beat Conviction
17. The Prophet and the Money-Changers
18. Why Nothing Like This Will Ever Happen Again