Allen, Mrs Hawley 1972-03-13

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Mrs. Allen provides facts from her personal history and relates a colorful description of frontier religious services in the Robert Lee area.

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Interviewee Name: Mrs. Hawley Allen

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Date: March 13, 1972

Location: Robert Lee, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Background and early life reviewed, Recalls changes in land and wildlife, Land acquisition and cooperative roundups in Robert Lee area, Describes singing conventions and outdoor religious services, Hayrick families mentioned, "Dugout" described, Explains origin of "rabbit twisters" name, Wildlife in area listed, Remembers punishment for misbehavior given by father, The name "Oso" at present day Bronte not recalled

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

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