Veronica M. Berrill Stories

Chicago World’s Fair

In 1932, when I was six years old, my family planned a trip to the Chicago World’s Fair from our h . . .

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Biography of Veronica M. Berrill

My mom told me that while she was nearing the end of her labor, the doctor went over to the window, . . .

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Clothing From the Past - Garters

When my sister who was three years older than I, graduated from grade school, she became a member of . . .

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Holiday Story Chip

Woolworth’s 5 & 10 Cent Store was a very big part of Christmas preparation in the mid-1930’s. It . . .

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One Generation’s Heartthrob

During the very early thirties, I recall my mom taking me to the Paramount Theater in downtown Brook . . .

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Summertime: A Sad Story

When I was eleven years old, my mom, dad, sister and I went to the mountains to vacation with friend . . .

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The Catholic Worker

When I was sixteen attending Bishop McDonnell High School in Brooklyn, New York, my religion teacher . . .

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THE FARRAGUT WOODS

My husband and I grew up just around the corner from each other in Flatbush in Brooklyn, New York. A . . .

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A Pre-War Memory Chip

When I was fifteen, I recall being asked to go to the Brooklyn Technical School 1941 prom. It was my . . .

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Back to the Line of Scrimmage

When I was a new teacher in 1974, some young male colleagues came up with the idea of having a facul . . .

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