Burkett, Mrs Luther R 1976-02-18

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Mrs. Burkett discusses her family background and farm life in early West Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Luther R Burkett

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Date: February 18, 1976

Location: Haskell, Texas

Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family members, William F. Weaver, paternal grandfather, Sarah M. Sellers Weaver, paternal grandmother, Roy Elmer Weaver, father, William Silvers, maternal grandfather, Margaret Ann Marshall Silvers, maternal grandmother, Arlis Weaver, brother, Weaver and Chapman General Store, Born, Bell County, Texas (December 25, 1903), Education, Farming, Harvesting, Mrs. Roy Weaver, mother, To Haskell, Texas (1918), Education, Teaching career, O. W. Maloy, first husband, Luther Burkett, second husband, To Wichita Falls, Texas (1946), Luther Burkett, Death (1950), Texas Association for Improvement of Reading, Photographs discussed

Tape 1, Side 2: Photographs discussed (continued), Childhood memories, Family gatherings, Club meetings, Great Depression, Teacher, Cattle shoots, Wolf hunting, Farming, Windmills, Wheat, Employees

Range Dates: 1903-1946

Bulk Dates: 1903-1946

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