8/24/2012 4:21:42 PM
A friend gets a surprise when he asks about the toilet paper.
8/24/2012 2:53:27 PM
Grandpa builds an outhouse for a large party.
8/24/2012 2:44:04 PM
Family traveling stops at country store and uses a poetic outhouse.
8/24/2012 2:32:42 PM
A red, metal flag signaled when outhouse was open for use.
8/24/2012 1:39:58 PM
An uncle pays kids a dime to use the outhouse.
8/24/2012 1:37:32 PM
A wooden dining chair is converted into outhouse seat.
8/24/2012 1:33:44 PM
Turkeys take over a school outhouse.
8/24/2012 1:29:50 PM
Family traveling across states turns box into outhouse.
8/24/2012 1:24:00 PM
A city family moves to a small town and decorates their outhouse.
8/24/2012 1:20:09 PM
Woman recalls an unusual outhouse with hand-carved features.
8/24/2012 1:16:59 PM
President Roosevelt orders safer, more sanitary outhouses.
8/24/2012 1:13:58 PM
Woman reflects on two outhouse experiences while abroad.
8/24/2012 1:10:30 PM
Utah woman remembers a strange double-decker outhouse.
8/23/2012 4:28:05 PM
An entire community benefits as a young girl’s inspirational birthday wishes make another child’s life a little better.
8/23/2012 2:37:58 PM
Teacher recalls teaching her students patriotic songs during the Second World War.
8/23/2012 2:26:58 PM
Californian recalls using ration stamps to buy groceries during the Second World War
8/23/2012 2:22:24 PM
Soldier describes a patrol during the Battle of the Bulge in the Second World War.
8/23/2012 12:08:36 PM
Soldier recalls his journey to Europe aboard a troop ship during the Second World War.
8/23/2012 12:03:45 PM
A soldier describes his unit's baptism of fire in France, 1944 during the Second World War.
8/23/2012 11:53:23 AM
Demolition engineer describes Japanese balloon bombs used during the Second World War.
8/23/2012 10:45:54 AM
Twenty-four Americans on reconnaissance tricked a German commander of 20,000 men into surrendering during the Second World War.
8/23/2012 10:35:10 AM
Veteran recalls a 1,200-mile trip to Oran, Algeria, eating C-rations and riding in a cramped boxcar.
8/23/2012 10:19:44 AM
Soldiers liberating Oran, Algeria during the Second World War received commemorative rings from the populace.
8/23/2012 9:59:56 AM
Lab technician during the Second World War remembers doing blood work on Tinian, next to Saipan, in the Pacific Theater.
8/23/2012 9:51:35 AM
Iowan remembers being on blackout to hide from German planes while dug in in Belgium during the Second World War
8/23/2012 9:48:17 AM
Everything you ever wanted to know — but were afraid to ask — about all kinds of animal droppings.
8/23/2012 9:42:11 AM
Navy aviation metal smith recalls his quiet duty station fixing SOSU planes during the Second World War.
8/23/2012 9:34:19 AM
New Mexico woman details how her cousin Silas jumped into Nagasaki after the atomic bomb was dropped during the Second World War
8/23/2012 9:25:41 AM
Soldier recounts the extraction of rocket scientist Wernher Von Braun from Germany during the Second World War.
8/23/2012 9:16:15 AM
Californian describes her brother's experiences in the Philippines, Pacific Theater after entering basic training straight out of high school during the Second World War.
8/23/2012 9:09:19 AM
Veteran of the Second World War tells the tale of the Red Ball Highway - a convoy sent to get gasoline for General Patton and his tanks.
8/22/2012 10:34:08 AM
A sniper got my buddy in Normandy during the Second World War. Veteran's tale related by an Oklahoman woman.
8/22/2012 10:10:46 AM
Texan talks about his dad's role as a motorcycle mechanic, among other things, during the Second World War.
8/22/2012 10:05:14 AM
Staff Sgt. James W. Wisler, tail gunner of a B-24 Liberator, talks about the Luftwaffe in an interview conducted during the Second World War.
8/22/2012 9:53:16 AM
Veteran of the 83rd Infantry Division in the Second World War talks about his experiences at St. Malo, France, and a tree carving he made.
8/22/2012 9:44:29 AM
Missouri woman tells the story of her husband, with the 908th Field Artillery witnessing a joyful reunion of brothers during the Second World War.
8/22/2012 9:40:09 AM
Missouri woman recalls her brother dying on Guadalcanal during the Second World War, and her father striving to enlist in order to avenge him.
8/22/2012 9:09:08 AM
Iowan recalls the effect of the Selective Training and Service Act on her small community, prior to the Second World War.
8/21/2012 4:30:52 PM
Also served at pioneer wedding were creamed buffalo peas, rabbit pot roast and cornmeal coffee.
8/21/2012 4:26:20 PM
Small potatoes, other rations curtailed so greatly that women suffered long-term effects.
8/21/2012 4:19:47 PM
Family in Oklahoma lived mostly on wild greens and rabbit meat.
8/21/2012 4:16:26 PM
Woman recalls chant her brothers used when they went hunting for rabbit meat.
8/21/2012 4:11:11 PM
Food staples that family could not raise on homsteaded property had to be bought, shipped from city more than 160 miles away.
8/21/2012 3:51:42 PM
Baby's need necessitates milking cow in pasture as covered wagon refused milk.
8/21/2012 3:46:05 PM
Praying for rain provides water, food to wagon train; search by horseback finds nothing.
8/21/2012 1:47:18 PM
Iowan discusses how the Second World War put paid to the Great Depression, and unified the country.
8/21/2012 11:04:45 AM
Maryland woman recalls both her parents entering the workforce at defense plants to help the US prepare for the Second World War.
8/21/2012 10:46:32 AM
Woman remembers waking up to the radio announcing the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the U.S. entry into the Second World War on the morning of December 7, 1941.
8/21/2012 10:33:59 AM
Civilian Pearl Harbor survivors shipped to San Fransisco at the advent of U.S. involvement in the Second World War.
8/21/2012 9:28:32 AM
The first thing this Iowan knew of Pearl Harbor and the U.S. entering the Second World War was her children running home to tell her the news.
8/21/2012 9:21:44 AM
Missouri woman recalls hearing President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declare the U.S entry into the Second World War whilst attending school in her one-room schoolhouse.
8/21/2012 9:15:45 AM
Nebraska woman recalls using her father's last Christmas present, a portable radio, to let her students listen to Franklin Delano Roosevelt declare the U.S. entry into the Second World War.
8/20/2012 5:22:00 PM
Boeing employee recalls the changes effected by the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and our entry into the Second World War.
8/16/2012 11:31:44 AM
Child’s silliness didn’t set well with his schoolteacher in the one-room schoolhouse.
8/16/2012 11:27:19 AM
To gain control of a troublemaker, the schoolteacher in the one-room schoolhouse played a trick on him.
8/16/2012 11:18:50 AM
Punishment followed when rules were broken in our one-room schoolhouse.
8/16/2012 11:05:08 AM
Children played innocent prank on schoolteacher at their one-room schoolhouse.
8/16/2012 10:29:35 AM
Children at our one-room schoolhouse were fearful of what schoolteacher promised for the next year.
8/16/2012 10:21:34 AM
Youngster punished for stealing crayons from one-room schoolhouse.
8/16/2012 10:16:04 AM
Students in one-room schoolhouse received punishment for bad actions.
8/16/2012 10:11:22 AM
Child in one-room schoolhouse embarrassed by schoolteacher.
8/16/2012 10:07:03 AM
Students surprised teacher in one-room schoolhouse with birthday celebration.
8/16/2012 10:02:20 AM
Child was held back for not studying her first year in a one-room schoolhouse.
8/15/2012 4:37:04 PM
Schoolteacher in one-room schoolhouse was tricked for a treat.
8/15/2012 4:30:13 PM
Students’ prank backfired on them in one-room schoolhouse.
8/15/2012 4:16:18 PM
Youngsters were timid while trespassing in the one-room schoolhouse.
8/15/2012 4:07:37 PM
The older boys in our one-room schoolhouse were often punished for mischievous behavior.
8/15/2012 4:03:13 PM
Schoolteacher handed out arithmetic for punishment.
8/15/2012 3:58:19 PM
Pupils who misbehaved were taught a lesson in our one-room schoolhouse.
8/15/2012 3:53:42 PM
If children got in trouble at one-room schoolhouse, they were also in trouble when they got home.
8/15/2012 3:48:49 PM
One-room country schoolhouse was different than schools of today.
8/15/2012 3:42:22 PM
Students of a one-room schoolhouse played a trick on the schoolteacher.
8/15/2012 3:37:09 PM
Older boys in one-room schoolhouse loved praying pranks on schoolteacher.
8/15/2012 2:40:25 PM
Red for a one-room schoolhouse blends authority and excitement.
8/15/2012 12:18:04 PM
One mischievous boy in one-room schoolhouse enjoyed playing pranks.
8/15/2012 12:12:02 PM
Schoolteacher in one-room schoolhouse needed to be in control.
8/15/2012 11:51:11 AM
Generations of family went to one-room schoolhouse.
8/15/2012 11:45:11 AM
Punishment was handed out to students who misbehaved in one-room schoolhouse.
8/14/2012 4:50:51 PM
Child’s prank filled one-room schoolhouse with smoke.
8/14/2012 4:45:37 PM
Girls caused disturbance during recess at one-room schoolhouse.
8/14/2012 4:41:06 PM
Students’ “fruit basket upset” caused commotion in one-room schoolhouse.
8/14/2012 4:34:22 PM
Students enjoyed special treat provided by caring schoolteacher who taught in their one-room schoolhouse.
8/14/2012 4:29:22 PM
Lunch at the one-room schoolhouse one snowy day was beans and bread.
8/14/2012 4:24:44 PM
Recalls a pot of beans exploding on the stove in our one-room schoolhouse.
8/14/2012 4:18:40 PM
Remembers frying fish at one-room schoolhouse.
8/14/2012 3:59:35 PM
A poem about the good old days during the Depression.
8/14/2012 3:53:54 PM
Schoolteacher in a one-room schoolhouse cooked lunch for students.
8/14/2012 3:48:59 PM
Teacher in a one-room schoolhouse will never forget her class fixing stone soup one winter day.
8/14/2012 3:08:41 PM
Sister remembers fixing lunches for herself and siblings to take to their one-room schoolhouse.
8/14/2012 3:02:48 PM
Students in a one-room schoolhouse used a hot plate to warm lunches.
8/14/2012 2:55:37 PM
Had no complaints about attending a one-room schoolhouse as a child.
8/14/2012 2:47:32 PM
As children, we trudged on rough dirt roads and through creeks to get to and from our one-room schoolhouse.
8/13/2012 4:42:03 PM
We got a good education in our one-room schoolhouse.
8/13/2012 4:35:18 PM
Student learned love of music in one-room schoolhouse.
8/13/2012 4:29:55 PM
Children said the darndest things in my one-room schoolhouse.
8/13/2012 4:13:06 PM
Children enjoyed Friday afternoons in one-room schoolhouse when it was time for art class.
8/13/2012 4:05:02 PM
As a special treat in our one-room schoolhouse, our teacher would read to us from romance novels.
8/13/2012 3:14:13 PM
Before a student could graduate from a one-room schoolhouse, he or she had to pass a test.
8/13/2012 3:06:01 PM
Many contests took place in our one-room schoolhouse.
8/13/2012 2:59:53 PM
Curriculum in one-room schoolhouse was complete.