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I was born 23 years ago in Billings, Montana, the son of tenant farmers. When I was six years old my mother died from the result of over work, of having had too many children, and poverty. I suppose the constant worry over the welfare of my brother who had gone to France with the A.E.F. at the age of seventeen was a contribution factor.  >>more...>>

Title:     Smith, Michael B., Autobiography
Author:    Smith, Michael B.
Source:     FDR Library, Joseph P. Lash Papers
Date:     1935

Publisher:     Lash Papers, FDRL
Type:     Autobiography

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Student Autobiographies

Notes:     Written while attending the 1935 Student League for Industrial Democracy Summer Leadership Institute (SLID).