Oral history ; Depression ; Cow Killing ; Games ; School ; Life
Ms. Marshall remembers life during the Depression. [44 min.] She grew up on a cotton farm remembering square dances, dominos, story telling and munbley pegs (knife throwing). She gives a good description of life during this era.
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.
Mr. Menifee was raised on a farm in Tenaha, Texas during the depression. [60 min.] His father was a rural mail carrier. Mr. Meinfee tells how they truck farmed, went to church, and didn't have shoes during the winter months.
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. and Mrs. Reed talk to their grandson about the 30's and 40's. [32 min.] Mr. Reed tells of his life after the Depression and then his service during WWII. Ms. Reed talks about her life in the states during the war.
Oral history ; Depression ; Cotton farming ; Baseball ; Price of Goods
Mr. Allison talks about life during the depression. [15 min.] A 1934 Carthage High School graduate, Mr. Allison remembers working on the family farm where they grew cotton, corn, peas and cattle. He remembers when electricity was first brought to...
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.]
Oral history ; Hughes family ; Fronville family ; Ration stamps ; Defense plants ; The Draft
Ms. Fornville talks to her granddaughter about her family during WWII. [30 min.] Living in Fort Chaffee, Ark when the US became involed in the war, Ms. Fornille tells stories of her brothers plane crahs over England and about her POW...
Transcript of an interview with Mr. and Mrs. Clay. [11 pages] Mr. Clay was stations in the Dallas, Texas area during WWII, training people to build Platoon bridges. He and his wife remember living in Mississippi during the Depression.
Ms. Smith talks to her grandson about living in West Texas when she was a small child during the Depression. [12 min.] Her parents owned the movie theater in the evenings and worked in stores during the day. She remembers standing a box to wash...