Groves, Ester 1980-10-10

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Mrs. Groves, retired teacher and librarian at Lubbock High School, recalls her early life, educational background and teaching career.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Esther Groves

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Date: October 10, 1980

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Birth (January 24 1897), Corinth Mississippi, Settled in Coolidge Texas, Cotton farming, Frank Burney father, Ellen Welch mother, Housing (1900), Chores, Housework, Fieldwork, School, Dave Gordon School, San Angelo Texas, Arden School, Social gatherings, Meals, Gardening, Canning foods, Insect problems.

Tape 1, Side 2: Teacher, Discipline, Lubbock Texas (1924), Lubbock High School, Texas Tech University, Opening festivities, First Convocation, Student spirit, Football games.

Tape 2, Side 1: Librarian training, University of Texas, Lubbock High School Library, Study halls, Library assistants, Football at Lubbock High School, Coaches, Students, Educational changes, Recommendations.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1897-1980

Bulk Dates: 1900-c.1940

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