The community center was never built, but several small stores occupied the shopping center across from Aberdeen School. Every prefurnished home was brick with an attached garage, indoor plumbing, a furnace, a porch, a very large yard, and a chicken coop.
Franklin D. Roosevelt overcame polio to become president during the Great Depression and World War II. Franklin D. Roosevelt declared that he would deliver a New Deal, which became the name for his anti-Depression programs. The American economy felt into a slump after the Crash of 1929 and continued at low levesl throughout the next decade.