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Catalog Number 2013.077.259
Object Name Correspondence
Scope & Content The April 26, 1974, issue of THE SEATTLE TIMES ran an article by Janet Horne comparing Depression era (1930s) food prices to prices in 1974.

On April 27, 1974, Paul Luvera sent a letter in reply to the article. It went into great detail (2 pages) comparing food prices and labor prices and telling of people's experiences during the Great Depression. He summed it up by saying, in bold print, "The point is -- it's not how much an item cost -- any item -- food, rent or clothing -- but rather how many hours of labor does it take to buy it."
Title reply to Janet Horne article
Caption Luvera letter to Janet Horne, p. 1
Date 1974/04/27
People LUVERA, Paul, Sr.
HORNE, Janet
Search Terms THE SEATTLE TIMES
letter
correspondence
Great Depression
food
prices
labor
Subjects Communication - Correspondence
Place - Anacortes, WA