Perhaps the most learned skill during the era of the Great Depression was that of frugality. People had no choice but to make do with very little. They managed to survive. The things we throw away today or the things we take for granted would be treasured and used to its fullest back then. Every scrap of food. Everything. Every part was used to its fullest potential.
On the next page are 13 survival tips from the period of the great depression.