Anderson, Anna Lee 1979-11-27

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Anna Lee Anderson, a retired schoolteacher, reminisces about her past, the changes occurring during her lifetime, and the effect of new inventions on her.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Anna Lee Anderson

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Date: November 27, 1979

Location: Silverton, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour, 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: E. L. Anderson, father, From Tennessee, Clerk, To Briscoe County (August 12, 1880), Father, First county clerk, Briscoe County, Cattle raising, Rustlers, Lakes, Grasshoppers, L. H. Cooper, grandfather, Elizabeth Ann Cooper Anderson, mother, Lumber, Supplies, Routes, Bears, Prairie fires, Indians, Born (February 9, 1898)

Tape 1, Side 2: Parents marriage (December 10, 1894), Courtship customs, Brothers and sisters, Names, Occupations, Dugouts, Half, Holidays, Picnics, Farming, Harvesting, Farm hands, Childhood prank, School, Double desks, Windmills, Orchard, Snow storms, Dust storms, School teacher, Salary, West Texas State University, Tommie Smith Montford

Tape 2, Side 1: School teaching, Retirement (1967), Changes, Dust storms, Sources, World War I, Automobiles, Dr. Crawford, Airplanes, Telephone (1908), Electric lights, Kerosene lanterns, Curfews, Crime, Great Depression, Food, Senior Trips

Range Dates: 1894-1967

Bulk Dates: 1894-1967

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