Smith, Mrs W W 1975-05-20

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Mrs. Smith discusses her family and presents her attitudes on a variety of subjects, including child rearing, divorce, suffrage and other women’s issues.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. W.W. Smith

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: May 20, 1975

Location: Goodlit, Texas

Interviewer: Jackie Smith

Length: 1 hour 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family history, Robert Green Johnston, father, Sarah Ingraham Johnston, mother, Father’s occupations, Grandparents, Other relatives, Genealogy, Family home, Household tasks, Attitudes, Divorce, Premarital sex, Women’s suffrage, Women smoking, Women drinking, Childhood entertainment, Church services, Discipline, Education, Childhood pranks, Dating customs, Effects of World War I, Women, Changing role, Prohibition, Ku Klux Klan.

Tape 1, Side 2: Ku Klux Klan (continued), Occupations, William Wesley Smith, husband (1922), Children, House, Children (again), Games, Chores, Discipline, Voting, Changing morals, Family activities, Ambitious for daughters, Children (again), Pranks, Dating habits, Education, Great Depression, Effect on family, Famous outlaws, World War II, Effect on family, Favorite presidents, Grandchildren.

Range Dates: 1910-1940s

Bulk Dates: 1910-1940s

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