Bracht, Amalia 1981-08-21

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Amalia Bracht discusses her childhood, education, family and German heritage.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Amalia Bracht

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Date: August 21, 1981

Location: Umbarger, Texas

Interviewer: James Seuseney

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family background, From Germany, Parents, Dry-land farmers, Livestock, Sausage making, Killing, Cleaning casings, Types of sausage, Corn meal mush, Schwartermoggin, Process, Seasonings, Hams, Sausages, Home brew, Wine-making, Grandfather, Childhood memories, Church on hill, Grandfather's prayer, Location of farm, Fruit preservation, Pickles and sauerkraut, Family, Economics, Holidays, Christmas traditions, New Year's Day, Wood fuel, School, Distance, Grades, Teachers, Students, Making Lye soap, Personal philosophy, Children's shoes, Mother, Responsibilities, Cheese making, Church festivals, Birthday celebrations

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1900-1981

Bulk Dates: 1920-1940

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