Oral history; Panola County; Radio; Home brew; Sharecrop; Tobacco
Interview with George Yarbrough [27 min.] "The gentleman's name that I interviewed is Mr. George Yarbrough. He is a black man born in Nacogdoches county, June 23, 1912. His father was a share cropper and as soon as he was old enough to hold a plow...
Ms. Langley was a young girl during the Depression and talks about how her mother sold cream and butter for the children's clothes and shoes. [22 min.] She described living in a house with out electricity and running water.
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.
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...
Ms. Mauritzen talks about her young married life during the Depression. [ 26 min.] They farmed and shared with neighbors in Clayton, Texas. She tells of the traveling preacher that came to her church once a month.
Ms. Lagrone talks about her teen age years during the depression and her young married life. [19 min.] She was married at 15 and her husband could make more money selling whiskey than making rail road ties.