• Created Date
  • 2005
  • Description
  • Edith Hitchman lived in Des Moines for 55 years. Her husband was an early Des Moines physician for many years.THE FOLLOWING IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THIS INTERVIEW:We had one big snowfall in Woodmont. My brother happened to be here from Chicago, so he said, "Oh, this is nothing! I'll go out and turn the car around." Of course, he started out with his bravado, but ended up in the ditch! Things were a little different here than they are in Chicago. Th... more
    Edith Hitchman lived in Des Moines for 55 years. Her husband was an early Des Moines physician for many years.THE FOLLOWING IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THIS INTERVIEW:We had one big snowfall in Woodmont. My brother happened to be here from Chicago, so he said, "Oh, this is nothing! I'll go out and turn the car around." Of course, he started out with his bravado, but ended up in the ditch! Things were a little different here than they are in Chicago. They cleared the streets up really fast. We had some snowstorms that were pretty severe, in those early days. I don't know what's happened to them these days. They're gone. less
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  • MP3
    MP3 file, 80 kbs
  • Rights
  • Des Moines Historical Society Museum