Creswell, Mrs W A 1981-02-11

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Mrs. Creswell, a resident of Thurber, Texas, during her employment with the Texas and Pacific Coal Company, discusses her memories of Thurber.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. W. A. Creswell

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Date: February 11, 1981

Location: Fort Worth, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 2 hours


Tape 1, Side 1: Persons in photograph identified, Thurber athletic Club, Dances, Games, Thurber, Texas, Cliques, Mining trains, Flu epidemic, Texas and Pacific Coal Company office, Employment, Legal Department, William K. Gordon, Louise Gordon, Drowning, Doctors, Mrs. W. K. Gordon, Ted Bott, ice man, Dances, Lawrence Welk

Tape 1, Side 2: Ranger, Texas, Flu epidemic, Living conditions, Dating, Thurber, Neighborhoods, Mrs. McKennon, milk delivery, Baseball, R. F. Benny, Ranger, Texas, Mud, Travel, Courtship, Billy Gordon, Thurber, Houses, Great Depression, Credit, Ed Britton, C. G. Bloom, dentist, Fire, Coal miners

Tape 2, Side 1: Thurber Reunion, Flu epidemic, "4590" pills, Thurber, Texas, Social life, Bridge, Dances, Anecdotes, Thurber Athletic Club, Swimming, Texas and Pacific Coal Company, Credit manager, Grappo, Prohibition, Beer making, Anecdote, Rent

Tape 2, Side 2: Family background, Robert Adams, father, Alice Virginia Lee, mother, Courthouse tree, Morphine usage, Mr. Wilson, stepfather, Musical talents, Born (1899), Education, Rhetoric, Secretarial skills, Stenographer, Duties, Land leasing, Leasehounds, Texas and Pacific Coal Company, Employees

Range Dates: 1899-1981

Bulk Dates: 1899-1981

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