Mrs. Cameron Gives the Kids $50 Each

What did you give the children for Christmas? If the inflation calculator we consulted is correct, Mrs. Cameron gave each of her children a check that would be $1,283.80 in today’s dollars. From the December 31, 1914 edition of the Skidmore New Era (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1:

Give Children Fifty Dollars Each.

Mrs. Martha Cameron presented each of her children with a check for $50 for a Christmas present, which are six in number. Mrs. Cameron is past eighty three years old and is enjoying good health for one her age.

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