I have had a couple of Depression era friends who have shared not only their friendship and kindness but also a morsel of their knowledge. Their youth during the late 20’s and early 30’s taught them things I never even knew to consider or even existed. This picture shows a few kitchen tools from the era. Learn their purpose and more about surviving and thriving during an era when one’s greatest resources were knowledge, physical ability, and willingness to work rather than money. Our society has lost and is losing those who hold this valuable knowledge every day. Here is a sampling.