Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Thursday, March 9, 1933

Today was Mother's birthday. Raiferts came over, and Ollie. We had a late lunch in the evening.

In March 1933, W. T. Kemper, CEO of Kansas City's Commerce Trust Company, dealt with a run on his bank with apples: He bought them at the farmer's market and cheerily handed them out to panicked customers in line. 

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