Transcript of an interview with Dr. Daniel talking about how Panola College started. [12 pages] Dr. Daniel was on the Board of Trustees and a photo of the 1956 Board of Trustees is included. He talks about the community economics of the 1950's.
Transcript of an interview with Ms. Burns talking about becoming a teenager when the Depression started. [ 5 pages] She tells a little about her family settling in Shelby county and how schools were at the time.
Oral History ; Depression ; Cane mills; School teacher
Transcript of an interview with Ms. Brown talking about how she taught school during the Depression. [7 pages] She grew up in Clayton, Texas. She also discusses how she acquired her degree, what people did for entertainment, candy pulls and...
Oral history ; WWII ; Rations ; Tokens ; Western Union
Transcript of an interview with Mr. Dossett talking about living through the Depression. [7 pages] As a young man he remembers his neighbor receiving a telegram about her husbands death from the bicycle riding Western Union girl.
Oral history ; Dixie Lake ; Dixie Cross ; Carthage, Texas
Transcript of an interview with Ms. Duckworth talking about how she grew up and lived in Carthage all her life. She tells about life as she remembers during the 20's and 30's. [6 pages] She tells how Dixie Lake was named after Mr. Dixie Cross who...
The first part of the interview is Mr. Tommy Hutto talking about the WWII campaign under General Patch that started in Africa, took Sicily, advanced through Italy and France and ended the war in Belgium. The second interview is both men discussing...
Transcript of an interview with Ms. Duke talking about attending Panola College in 1949. [6 pages] She was student 222 and remembers the football games and how attending Panola made it easier to go in to university.
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.