Northern Star

Former DeKalb resident writes memoir about life in the 1930s

The house at 336 College Ave. once belonged to the grandparents of Clifford J. Hunt and was used as a student house by the couple.

Dave Gong

April 11, 2011

DeKALB | Clifford J. Hunt grew up in DeKalb during the Great Depression, living in a small-farm house less than a mile from the DeKalb city limits. He reflected on his experiences 78 years later with his memoir, “Too Tough For Knickers: Growing Up Poor in the 1930’s”. Born on August 16, 1932 to H...