Carlock, Mrs Watson 1982-01-29

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Mrs. Carlock reminisces about her life and family background in Lubbock, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Watson (Ruth) Carlock

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Date: January 29, 1982

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour, 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Mother, Born, Martindale, Texas, Parents farmed, Move to Lubbock, Texas (1916), Reasons, Name, Mammie Melbina Jennings, Grandparents, Virginia to Texas, Mother, Personality, Meeting husband, Born (1890), Description, College, Dr. M. C. Overton, Personality, Medical practice, Ministry, Physician, Hopes, Losses

Tape 1, Side 2: Coffee, Dr. M. C. Overton, Land acquisition, Temperament, Entertainment, House, Sale, Description, Medical difficulties, Born (November 21, 1922), Behavior in growing up, Education, Tasks, Social life, Lubbock during 1930s depression, Airline employment

Tape 2, Side 1: Airline employment (continued), Umbrella, Fire, Appendectomy, Property, Mother, Move

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1890-1982

Bulk Dates: 1890-1930s

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