1948 Time Period
Events that happen in my book
Gussie was looking through Miss Grace's things and found a letter from 1945
Even though Gussie is an "Ear", her father wants her to go to St. Judes Church for the Deaf
Gussie had to wait for a black family to move to the back of the bus
Gussie's dad had to drive far out from the ASD school for the White, the Negro school wan't as nice as the ASD school for the White
Gussie had worked so hard on her performance, that she had wanted Abe to see her show
Things that actually happened in life
1945 was the Soviet-Japanese War.
The Whites thought the Negroes were a disgrace, and didn't want to be in the same building as the Whites
Most of the time, the schools that the Negroes had to go to were not very nice. Some of them looked like they were going to fall apart.
All of the blacks had to sit at the back of the bus or if a white wanted their seat, had to stand
Because of Segregation, The Negro Deaf people could not go to St. Jude's