Transcript of an interview with Mr. Wheeler. He was a young married man during the Depression. [ 5 pages] His grandfather had a mill business that milled cotton, lumber and corn. He talks to his great granddaughter about how they lived during the...
Transcript of an interview with Ms. McClard who was a young married women with a child in 1929. [5 pages] Her husband worked on the roads for 25 cents an hour. She picked cotton to purchase her sons school clothes.
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.
Ms. Nutt was a young woman in 1930. [17 min.] Her family was in the grocery business before the Depression then Farmed on the Halves in Snapp Community. In 1938 they farmed west of Carthage by Bird Drive.
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.