Mr. Hribal was in high school when the Depression hit. [76 min.] He and his family lost money and property during the Depression. He discusses Unions. The second half of the recording he discusses how he worked in a canning company that was...
Oral history; Panola County; Depression; Courthouses; Cost of items; Education; Football; Jobs
Interview with Mack A. McLain [40 min.] "One correction needs to be made. The Hillsboro Courthouse was not constructed by the WPA - some changes were made, but not the original construction. I found it very interesting that the depression did not...
Ms. Ingram was 17 years old at the start of the depression and remembes helping her family by milking cows and tending her mothers produce store. [ 19 min.] She tells of times before, during and after the depression.
Mr. Matthews talks to his granddaughter about his life during the Depression years [28 min.] His family share cropped during the depression and he talks about picking cotton, seeing Bonnie & Clyde and WWII.
Transcript of an interview with Mr. Cariker where he talks about being a teenager at the start of the Depression. [ 5 pages] He talks about President Roosevelt and the effect the Depression had on people of the area.
Ms. LaGrone talks to her grand daughter about the depression years. [33 min.] She married soon after the Depression started living in Deadwood, Texas. She remembers that Revivals lasted a week and people lived in the camp houses during the event.
Oral History ; Depression ; Cotton farming ; Baseball ; School ; Photographs
Transcript of an interview where Mr. Allison talks about life during the depression. [12 page] Four photos are at the end of the transcript, 3 showing Tom Allison and one of the Brooks schoolhouse children taken during the Depression.
Two interviews. Ms. Shires tells of having to return to her in-laws home during the Depression and Ms. Reynolds describes her life during the Depression as a married woman running the house. She also give price examples of staples. [7 min.]
Mr. Glenn talks about when he was a young boy growing up in Jasper, Texas during the Depression. [ 37 min] His father ran a meat market before the Depression but his family moved to the farm when the business folded.