Oral history ; Gilmer Family ; History : Hog butchering
Ms. Gilmer gives her family history and tells how she grew up on a farm in North Texas. [40 min.] She gives details about a typical day and tells stories of cotton, cold winter days, hog butchering day and preserving their crops.
Ms. Goree talks to her granddaughter about her grandparents and family. [ 39 min.] She lived on a farm and remembers canning from the garden, the meats they processed and bathing in the local spring and No. 3 wash tub.
Interview with E.B. Myre, Marine Corp, World War II. [30 min.] "I enlisted in United States Marines May 27, 1942 and served until May 26, 2946. I enlisted in Dallas, Texas and was discharged at Cabaniss Field just out of Corpus Christi (Texas). At...