Bertrand, Mrs Hallie 1971-11-04

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Mrs. Bertrand, along-time resident of the area, describes her life in Floydada. This tape was made by the Floydada Junior Historians.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Hallie Bertrand

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Date: November 4, 1971

Location: Floydada, Texas

Interviewer: Kim Bertrand

Length: 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Discusses background, Born in Clifton, Texas, on March 8, 1894, Has lived in Floydada 37 years, Moved to Floydada in Model-T Ford, Types of games played as a child described, Remembers rag dolls, Reasons for moving to Floydada revealed, Comments on customs of early Floydada, Early doctors in Floydada listed, Recalls dress of women in her youth, Old businesses noted, World War I involved four of her cousins, Talk about flu epidemic during World War I, Farming practices explained, Gives account of her courtship and marriage, Visits to Waco on train enjoyed as a child, Important historical event was homecoming of sons after World War II, Thinks best part of life has been traveling with husband after children were married, Advice to youth of today given

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1894-1971

Bulk Dates: 1894-1971

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