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"People that were on welfare, they were paid in what they called script money. And they would buy groceries or something and trade with somebody else for money or for something else. That happened. And even horses and cattle. They traded them for food and stuff. So you brought cream and eggs into town, chickens, and you traded that for groceries."

The Apetz Brothers on Bartering

   

Other Excerpts from the Apetz Brothers' Interview:

Spilled Milk
Depression Legacy
Watermelons
Lost Farms
Leaving for California
Immigration
Dust
Hitchhiking
The CCC