Chandler, Matte Bates 1988-03-19

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Mrs. Chandler discusses her experiences during World War II.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Matte Bates Chandler

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Date: March 19, 1988

Location: Midland, Texas

Interviewer: Kathy Hogue

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Background, Born--1914 in Corpus Christi, Texas, Mother died in the flu epidemic--1918, Father remarried and began his own business, Father became ill and dies, Personal life, Married Napoleon Chandler, Birth of twin sons--one died at birth, Lived in Corpus Christi until husband's death, Husband worked for Texaco, World War II, Husband drafted into service, Chandler took over his position as wholesale agent, Describes getting the trucks ready for delivery, Encounters with company auditor, Husband continued to practice bookkeeping in military, Discussion of women working in World War II

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1914-1945

Bulk Dates: 1940-1945

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