Back, Vera 1978-12-06

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Mrs. Vera Back discusses her life in McLean, Texas, telling about her experiences as a teacher in the public schools.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Vera Back

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: December 6, 1978

Location: McLean, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Aspermont, Texas (March 26, 1894), Edward Baxter Featherston, father, Mississippi, Charles Henry Featherston, grandfather, Father, Marriage, Pastor, Comanche Baptist Church, Education, Aspermont High School, Graduated (1912), Hardin-Simmons University, School teacher, Class size, Jim Back, husband, Marriage (1916), Teaching procedure, Text books, Teacher's Institute, Childhood activities, Entertainment, Picnics, Sunday night sings, Telephones (1910), Adobe homes, Flu epidemic, Doctors, Midwives

Tape 1, Side 2: Midwives (continued), Teaching experiences, McLean, Texas, First impression, Guill Hotel, First Hotel, Mr. and Mrs. Heinman, Half dug-out, Streets, Schoolhouse, Windmill, Schools, Construction, Term length, Wages, Teaching anecdote, Mrs. John B. Lenoy

Range Dates: 1894-1916

Bulk Dates: 1894-1916

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