Ray B. Rogers

Author of Depression Baby and more!

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Ep. 31 – Sorry, I may have caused the Great Depression…!

Well, now that we’re on Episode 31, it seems like a good time to post the Introduction to Depression Baby! (And, well, it seems I may have caused the Great Depression…)

Don’t miss Ray’s book signing this Saturday, October 6th from 1 to 3 pm!


Book Mart & Cafe
120 East Main Street
Starkville, MS  Show Notes

Ep. 7 – There’s An Old Spinning Wheel…

How folks in Depression-era Appalachia got their clothes. Oh…and Ray sings! Show Notes

Ep. 4 – The Picture On The Wall

Back in the 1930s and ’40s, many folks had the exact same picture hanging on their wall. Ray tells what the picture was…and why so many people displayed it proudly. (more…)

Root Hog, Or Die

Where did this statement come from? Maybe a farmer, who had run out of food for his hog with no money to buy more hog food, turned his hog out into the fields and woods to forage for himself. The hog would find acorns in the woods to help satisfy his hunger and then he would have to root for more dinner.

By the way, you city folks who have not been around swine may not know that (more…)

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