Derr, Mabel Guess 1987-06-02

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Mabel Guess reminisces over her career as a school teacher in Haskell County, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mabel Guess Derr

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Date: June 2, 1987

Location: Haskel, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Background, b: Bell County, Texas, To Haskell County, Texas; 1907, Grandfather's land, Haskell County, Texas; Country schools, Education of family, Parents: Revas and Bell Guess, Early Haskell County settlement, Water supply, Recreation games, School, Athletics program, Changes in recent years, Girls' participation, Teaching experience, Grades taught, Training, Education, Views on education of women, Cost, Teaching experience (again), Discipline, Curriculum, primary school 1960, Phonics program, Benefits, Marketing, Success, Mathematics, Qualities of a good teacher, Discipline (again), Lunch program, Major changes in public education, Weinert, Texas, Changes in recent year, Town site, Opportunities

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1907-1987

Bulk Dates: 1907-1987

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