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Historical Context


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Table of

Determining the Facts

Document 1: Cedar County Clerk Records

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1. What is the purpose of this document?

2. What kinds of costs were paid by Laurie Tatum, the guardian of Herbert Hoover, to Allen Hoover for the care of his nephew? How do those costs compare with prices paid today? Why do you think prices of goods have changed over the years?

3. What items of clothing can you find on the list that are not commonly worn by young people today?

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