Herring, Lester Lee 1982-01-06

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Lester Herring discusses his early life on a Bell County, Texas farm and his years in the U. S. Navy.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Lester Lee Herring

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Date: January 6, 1982

Location: Cloverdale, California

Interviewer: Rebecca Herring

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Born February 24 1900, Parents, Virgil Herring, Born Tennessee (1875), Mary Garner, Born: 1881, Virgil Herring, Farmer, Fiddler, Brothers and sisters, Education, Marriages, Farm work, Baking, Laundering, Plowing, Joined Navy (1919), Submarines, World War II, Joined Navy (1944).

Tape 1, Side 2: Parental advice, Field work, Women, Grandparents, Relationship, Childbirth, Midwives, Moved to New Mexico, Married (June 28 1922), Belton Texas, Previous engagement, Dating, Dances, Parties, Transportation, Dallas Texas, Trunk factory.

Range Dates: 1875-1982

Bulk Dates: 1900-1945

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