Mr. Ammerman tells of his year at Panola College remembering going to the baseball play off, the burnning of the athletic dorm, the raid of the CHS bombfire and the basketball game where a teacher lost his glass eye druing a fight. [30 min.] He...
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...
Transcript of an interview with Mr. Cabaniss talking about living in rural East Texas during the depression years. [ 9 pages] He was in the CCC for 7 years. He tells of no food and no clothes for the family but he still enjoyed life.
Transcript of an interview with Mr. Bush talking about his time at Panola wearing beanies and diving into a mud hole. [5 pages] To him Panola College was a place for education more than a place of socializing.
Oral History ; Depression ; Marbles ; Antioch Community (Panola County, Texas)
Transcript of an interview with Mr. Burns talking about living just south of Carthage, Texas in Antioch Community during the depression. [3 pages] He worked at an early age chopping/picking cotton, picking strawberries, onions, and helping at the...
Transcript of an interview with Mr. Watts talking about when he was a teenager at the start of the depression. [6 pages] His father ran a store and he remembers people bartering for goods and services. He remembers the community friendship.
Transcript of an interview with Bev Brown talking about Panola College. [5 pages] He attended Panola in the summer of 1948 and talks about the football games that were played and the buildings on campus.
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.