Bennett, Irving 1975-05-22

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Irving Bennett, longtime resident of Floyd County, talks about his life and the history of the Floyd County area.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Irving Bennett

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Date: May 22, 1975

Location: Floyd County, Texas

Interviewer: Dwayne Marble

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Background, Born, Floyd County, Texas (May 16, 1894), Home, Nearest neighbor, Floydada, Texas, Fire (1911), Flu epidemic (1918), Floyd County, Businesses, Schools, Sports, Childhood games, Celebrations, Christmas, Fourth of July, Childhood, Hardships, Chores, Funerals, Courtship, Marriage (October 6, 1917), Weddings, Recreation, Childhood (again), Football, Stock Market Crash (1929), Depression (1930s), Dust bowls (1930s), World War I, Effects of Depression (1930s), Prairie fires, Dugout, Description

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1894-1930s

Bulk Dates: 1894-1930s

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