Our life in Jeddore in the 1930's

Submitted by Webmaster on Thu, 23/03/1995 - 13:36

Memories Of Times Past: How to begin a recollection of way back then. A dream world which comes to the surface of memory in bits and pieces, yet which is always a part of the whole - a life being lived, way back then. Because I write of our life in the 1930's, pre World War II, in rural Nova Scotia, I write of a world without electricity, without radio; a world where cars and horses and wagons (or sleighs) shared the same narrow dirt roads. It was a world that had been basically unchanged for decades, but was unknowingly poised to be pushed and pulled by World War II into the mid 20th century with its modern technology in transport and communication. In Jeddore, in the 1930's we lived our life, as lives had been lived for decades, for over 100 years; in the past there had been small or gradual changes that were no more than ripples on the daily life of the community.read more



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