Buchanan, Mrs Merl 1972

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Mrs. Merl Buchanan, a resident of Floydada for over thirty years, discusses her life and particularly her recollections of the Floydada area. This tape was recorded for the Floydada Junior Historians.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Merl Buchanan

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Date: Spring 1972

Location: Floydada, Texas

Interviewer: Tracy Puckett

Length: 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Background given, Was born in Missouri on April 9, 1876, Has been in Floydada since 1939, Discusses games she played as a child, Toys she had described, Comments on living conditions, Popular entertainments of youth noted, Explains differences in social customs, Early doctors remembered, Recalls fires in Floydada, Practices in farming recounted, Describes her schooling, Horse racing considered an historical event, Reminisces about her life, Gives advice to youth of today

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1876-1939

Bulk Dates: 1876-1939

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