Saturday, May 21, 2011

Sunday, May 21, 1933

I didn't go to Sunday School or church today. It rained. Aunt Katie, Uncle Laten and Helen were by and we went for a drive.

Route 66 through Missouri
The Dust Bowl and Depression conditions of the 1930s led displaced farm
families to follow the two-lane road west to California. John Steinbeck described
it in The Grapes of Wrath, coining the term Mother Road. Heading west through
Missouri, you travel from St. Louis - Sullivan - Waynesville - Springfield - Joplin.

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