Baber, Mrs T A 1984-05-24

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Mrs. Baber, early resident of Lubbock, Texas, reminisces about her parents, her childhood, and her life in the Becton Community.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. T. A. Baber (Vie Parrack)

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Date: May 24, 1984

Location: Becton Community, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Mrs. T. A. Baber, Becton Community, Texas, Location, Mrs. Baber (again), Parents, Robert C. Parrack, father, Mary Vienna Earp, mother, Parents (continued), To Lubbock, Texas (1899), Reason, September 23, 1897, Early life, Education, Becton School, Location, Parents (again), Description, Upbringing, Parenting style, Disciplinarian, Mother, Anecdote: Nipping an ear and saying he [unspecified] bit his own ear, Origins of "Vie", From Hester Vienna

Tape 1, Side 2: Church, Location, Becton, Mrs. Bledsoe, Becton, Texas (again), Name's origin, School, Teachers, Water supply, Windmill, Mrs. Baber (again), To Tatum, New Mexico, Reason, Ranger Lake, New Mexico, Weather, Winter, Fuel source (cow chips), Blizzard (January 1918), Livestock, Drift fences, Similar storm (Lubbock, Texas), Father (Baber's), Experience, Drought (1918), Tom Baber, husband, Mother, To Lubbock, Texas, Marriage to Mr. Butler, Farming, Farm, Location, Crops, Incorporation, Lubbock (again), Current land-use, Becton (again), Businesses and operators, Reunion

Range Dates: 1897-1984

Bulk Dates: 1918-1984

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