Monthly Archives: December 2013

SDSU and the New Deal

The campus of San Diego State University would not be the prestigious establishment it is today without the funding provided by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal. During a time of economic chaos and severe depression in the United States, … Continue reading

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Remembering WWII

My great-grandmother, Ann Bell, was a German who moved out of Germany after Hitler took power, even though she would not have been killed or treated badly by the Third Reich. She and her two small children, Ruth-Ann and Fredrick, … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time

The story of the North Platt Canteen shows the generosity that can be brought out during a horrible time of war. It shows that a community can come together out of the goodness of their own hearts for the sake … Continue reading

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