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.
Oral History ; Gilmer Family ; History ; Hog butchering
Transcript of an interview where 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...
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...
Mr. Vaughn tells of his life during the 1940's. [43 min.] He traveled around the country as a journeymen. Then served in World War II as a mechanic in the European front. He returned to St. Louis for the remainder of the 1940's
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 ; Family ; Civil War ; Sabine Grays ; East Texas
Transcript of a reading Mr. Brown presented to the Carthage [Texas] Rotary Club about the history of his family. [12 pages] Includes a map. He compiled the information from his grandfather's wife's farm dairy. The map names the Sabine River ferry...
Transcript of an interview where Mr Middleton talks to his grandson about his grandparents, family members and childhood. [12 pages] He grew up in the 40's. His family sharecropped cotton in north Louisiana and later worked in the oil field.
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.