Coffield, Mrs Frank E 1975-10-15

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Mrs. Coffield discusses her life and the development of her writing career.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Frank E. Coffield

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Date: October 15, 1975

Location: Marfa, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Coffield's early history, Home in Arkansas, "The White House", Theodore Roosevelt opened Arkansas Fair (1910), School attendance, Anecdote about hanging, Fire in Hot Springs, Arkansas (1912), Move to Pocahontus, Tennessee, Move to Little Rock, Arkansas, Meeting husband, First son, entered World War II, Poem sent to son, Getting in contact, Mrs. Coffield, secretary for Arkansas Gazette, Husband's illness, Job at department store, High school night courses, Publishing first fiction, Bought small newsstand, Arkansas Gazette offers management position, [Tape ends abruptly]

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1910-1975

Bulk Dates: 1910-ca. 1920

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