MN Great Depression Assignment

1930s on the Farm Letter Assignment

  1. Review the letters from Linda Benitt to her friend and family in Bring Warm Clothes, from pages 270-278.
  2. Write a letter to Linda from Nellie Hubbell.
  3. Your letter should inlcude the following requirements:
    a. Eight sentences
    b. Eight specific references to historical facts, approximately one fact a sentence.
    c. Reference both Linda and her husband William.
    d. Include information on both what is going on in your (Hubby's) life and in Benitt's life.
    e. Follow the format of Benitt's letter.

You may wish to do some additional reading on agriculture in Depression-era Minnesota at MNOpedia before you start writing. This article on MN agriculture in the Depression