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The descendants of the Linsley family, who spent two-plus memorable years in Hubbard County during the Great Depression, are hosting a get-together with friends and family of Vokes School graduates, recreating summer fun - and labor - from days of yore. (Submitted photo)

Vokes School descendants host 'reunion'

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In 1932, during the Great Depression, Martha Linsley and her two young children, John and Ruth, lived on a farm near Nevis, in Crow Wing Lake Township.


The family wrote back and forth to their father, a streetcar driver in Minneapolis, daily. 

The family preserved the letters, sharing their poignant story on the Web site,

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