Wednesday, August 8, 2007

I skipped fourth grade

Jerry talks about grade school and the nuns. He says he practically skipped fourth grade as he had no clue what she was saying. She had a heavy Irish brogue.

Time: 2 minutes, 39 seconds

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Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Trackless Trolleys and Streetcars

Jerry talks about the street cars and trackless trolleys and traveling between Pawtucket and Providence. He also mentions the Outlet Store and its cartons of suits.

Time: 5 minutes, 50 seconds

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Monday, August 6, 2007

The drug store cowboys on Broadway

Jerry talks of the family walk on Broadway on a Sunday to his grandfather's house. As the family walked by, his sisters drew comments from the "drug store cowboys". No wonder they did not like to go to Grandpa's.

Time: 5 minutes, 7 seconds

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Sunday, August 5, 2007

Catholic Churches in Pawtucket, RI

Jerry talks about the many Catholic Churches in Pawtucket and how when they tried to take a short cut and go to the French church for confession, the pastor told them to go to their own church.

Time: 3 minutes, 13 seconds

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