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...
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...
Mr. Mathews 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.
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.
Mr. Wheeler was a young married man during the Depression. [26 min] His grandfather had a mill business that milled cotton, lumber and corn. He talks to his great grandaughter about how they lived during the Depression.
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.
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.
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.