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The Great Depression: Mary Burchett tells it like it was

As told by Mary Burchett to Wilbur Bush

“We ate wild berries, fruit out of the timber, walnut meats, etc. Many supper meals were nothing but walnut goodies. That’s all we had. We didn’t have money to buy groceries and the gardens had dried up,” said Mary Burchett who now resides at the Lake Viking Health Care center, and speaking of the Great Depression years. “My folk’s farm consisted of

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