Many of these men in this film would soon serve in World War II

In 1936, the United States was recovering from the Great Depression. Unemployment continued to fall to 16.9% while Hitler and the Nazi Party was growing in strength in Germany. The Olympics was held in Germany in 1936 and Hitler was very disappointed when  Jesse Owens won the gold and broke many track records. (Click to see a film of Hilter watching the Olympics that was narrated by Jesse Owens.)

Many of the men in this film on the streets of New York city in 1936 would soon be called up to serve in World War II.


Read about America’s religious freedom in the historical novel series Tapestry of Love

Faith and Courage: 2nd edition -A Novel of Colonial America(Tapestry of Love Series) Inspired by real people and actual events, the family saga of colonial America continues with Ambrose Dixon’s family. Faith and Courage presents the religious persecution of Quakers in Pre-Revolutionary War days of America intertwined with a love story.

About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She cohost the Podcast: Alabama Grist Mill and developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and

All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble.

She has authored numerous genealogy books.
RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE)
is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2)
is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series)
Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1)
is the continuation of the story. .

For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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