New clothes for school were always something to look forward to. Since my birthday was in August, most of my gifts were clothes for school. Plaid jumpers, winter dresses. Handkerchiefs were pinned to our skirts or dresses everyday.
I was in the lunch program, so I was given #74, for a hot lunch everyday. The food was so different than food at home. There was always white bread with butter (or margarine). Every day, we would have soup, either a sandwich with buttered white bread. The peanut butter sandwiches were always served with tomato soup.
On Wednesdays we would get ice cream!!!! It would be in a cardboard square. Most of us would squeeze each side while holding it and others would open it up and eat it with a spoon. It was always chocolate, vanilla and strawberry.
Sometimes, we would get a hot dog with buttered white bread. I didn't know how to eat it, so I would eat the soup and bread.