Brorman, Mrs and Mrs Henry 1981-08-21

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Mr. and Mrs. Brorman, longtime residents of Hereford, Texas, discuss their lives as farmers in Hereford, primarily in the 1930s and 1940s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mr. and Mrs. Brorman

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Date: August 21, 1981

Location: Hereford, Texas

Interviewer: James Seseney

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Henry Brorman [speaker], Came to America (1924), To Umbarger, Texas, Desire to farm, Farm hand, Wages, Rented Batenhorst farm, Bought farm (1929), Built house, Death of first wife (March 31, 1930), Mrs. Henry Brorman [speaker], Came to America by ship (May 15, 1931), To Hereford, Texas by train, Trip to Germany (1952), Quality of life, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Brorman [speakers], Farming, Orchard, Livestock, First irrigation well (1938), Expenses, Butchering of hogs, Smoked ham and bacon, Sausage, Canning, Liverwurst, Souse, Lard, Brains, Dust storms, Drought (1932-1935), Wine-making

Tape 1, Side 2: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Brorman [speakers], Harvest, Holiday celebrations, Christmas, Clothing, Food bought, Vegetables, Potatoes

Range Dates: 1924-1952

Bulk Dates: 1924-1952

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