Albus, Mr and Mrs Fred 1980-07-20

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The Albuses discuss their childhoods and the activities typical of children in Pep.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Albus

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Date: July 20, 1980

Location: Pep, Texas

Interviewer: Betty Cox

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Grandparents, Move to Texas (1895), Parents, Settled in Rhineland, Texas, Moved to Pep, Texas (1924), Trains, Immigrant cars, Brothers and sisters, Childhood games, 1930s Depression, Transportation, Horse and sleigh, World War II, Navy, Major battles, Farming, Present home, Construction (1928), World War II, Farming, Labor shortage, Discrimination, Farming, Gasoline rations, Rubber tires, Marriage, Honeymoon, School, Harvest time

Tape 1, Side 2: Sunday afternoons, Crocheting, Embroidering, Catholic schools, Nuns, German language, Beer production, Sundays, Family outings, Baseball games, Antique German clock, Newspapers, Flat irons, Washing machines, Pump powered, Gasoline powered

Range Dates: 1895-circa 1940

Bulk Dates: 1895-circa 1940

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