Oral History ; East Texas history ; Panola County history ; African American
TOC: ...that's the way Quarters got started -- Most Blacks were farmers or sharecroppers -- Don't let the sun catch you our there, Son -- We played "Little Sally Walker" -- ...paid teachers $50 a month -- We had to do what he say do... -- I went to...
Oral History ; East Texas history ; African American history; Panola College
TOC : Eleven Hundred -- Hollands Quarters -- Gary Tap -- Walnut Grove -- Homebrew -- Sallie Calloway -- Advice to the Young -- Garrison "Colored School" History -- Four Kinds of Med (a vignette) -- J.C. Tatum (a poem) -- Map of Communities.
Transcript of an interview where Mr. Downs answers questions about his life. [5 pages] He has lived in Tatum, Texas his whole life except when he was drafted into WWII . He received a Purple Heart for his service in the European front.
Transcript of an interview with Mr. Brumley where he talks about working at Panola College for over 16 years. [12 pages] He tells of events and places the choir attended, the people at Panola, about his personal life and how music influenced his...
Report of an interview with Mrs. Carson where she talks about her life and how her husband was a mail carrier that drove a horse and buggy. [3 pages] They raised most of their own food, had home made clothes, and used crank telephones.
Oral History ; Southside Baptist Church ; Carthage, Texas
Transcript of an interview with Ms. Hudson talks about has been her church since she was eight years old. [6 pages] She tells of the early buildings, the preachers and social events the church has seen.