Life in the Old Neighborhood

Prior to WWII, neighborhoods were almost small cities unto themselves. There was the ice man, the milk man and the coal truck. The corner store, and the corner tavern were both down the side walk, and movies cost a dime; but there was also segregation by color and limited opportunities for African-Americans and women. After WWII, with societal pressures and technological advances, neighborhoods began to change. Listen to the Show