Dockum, Grace 1952

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Grace Dockum, early resident of the Texas Plains, reminisces about her childhood, living conditions, entertainment and Indians.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Grace Dockum

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Date: circa 1952

Location: Pasadena, California

Interviewer: Ted's Recording Studio

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Grace Dockum, First memory, Childhood, New York, McClerken children, Impressionability of children, Cowboys, Misdemeanors, Fort Worth, German traveler, To Texas, Dugout, Size, Furnishings, Indians, Incident, Buffalo, Hunting, To Comanche County, Texas, Education, Spelling, Dockum (again), Sister, Birth, Dugout (again), Pretentious dug-out, Mother (Dockum's), Entertaining, Cowboys, Musical training, Father (Dockum's), Military service, Medals, Dockum's parents, To New Haven, Father (again), Buffalo hunting (again), Kansas, Anson Bigelow, Dockum's uncle, Chet, Dockum's brother, Mother (again), Belongings, Dugout, Entertainment, Buffalo stampede, Christmas, Party, Wax doll, Slaughters, Mrs. Will Slaughter, Mrs. John Slaughter, Mrs. Goodnight, Visit, Butler, Mrs. John Slaughter (again), Death, John Slaughter, To Arizona

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

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