Gindorf, Mrs Gertrude 1978-11-09

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Mrs. Gertrude Gindorf discusses her past, telling about daily life and special occasions in the early years of Slaton, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Gertrude Gindorf

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Date: November 9, 1978

Location: Slaton, Texas

Interviewer: Janet Neugebauer

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Bartlett Texas (1910), Move to Southland area (1921), Reasons, Shopping, Lubbock Texas trip, Roads, Cattle, Farming, Deep beds, Crops, Orchards, Dunn family, Kraft family, Church services, A. B. Vice pastor, Music, Confirmation, Fire, Entertainment, Dances, Holidays, Christmas, Sandstorm (1926), Illness, Epsom salts, Home cures, Cotton harvesting, Picking, Pulling.

Tape 1, Side 2: Cotton harvesting (continued), Meals, "Beef club", Ancestors, Migration to United States, Grandparents, Henry Wilke grandfather from Germany (1870), Sons' names, Adolph Wilke father, Marie Voight mother, Father, Tree salesman, Molasses making, Procedure, Label.

Range Dates: 1910-1978

Bulk Dates: 1910-1926

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