My father was not able to find employment on any regular basis after the Depression came, and we just had a hard time. My mother had to work. I found jobs of all kinds right from the beginning and very early at UCLA found a position as a laboratory assistant — I remember at fifty cents an hour and that was even in the middle of my sophomore year. All the way through I earned my money to pay for the — there was no tuition, but there were incidental fees — laboratory fees and to buy the books and pay for the transportation.