Harris, Arlene 1998-10-06

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Arlene Harris talks about her life and the Twentieth and Birch Church of Christ.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Arlene Harris

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Date: October 6, 1998

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Arlene Harris, Born: Paris Texas (July 9 1906), Choctaw County Oklahoma, Weather, Tornadoes, Rain, Family, Farmers, Crops: cotton corn, Livestock: horse mules cows, Horseback riding, Childhood, Games, Hide and seek, Hopscotch, Baseball, Church socials, Juneteenth Celebration, Baseball (again), Equipment, Food, Working on the farm, Chopping and picking cotton, Clothing, Mother, Responsibilities on the farm, Making butter, Cooking, Gardening, Church, Memories, Revivals, Services, Church dinners, Marriage eloped, Lubbock Texas (1933), Geography, Sandstorms.

Tape 1, Side 2: Arlene Harris, Lubbock (again), Twentieth and Birch Church of Christ, Colored Church of Christ, Preachers, Construction of the building, Weather, 1970 tornado, Slept through it, Didn’t know the damage it caused, 16 years old when she was married, Weather (again), Working, Retired in 1995, Housekeeper, Husband, Paul Harris, Construction worker, Bricklayer, Twentieth and Birch Church of Christ, Lubbock (again), Weather (again), Hobbies, Knitting, Quilts, Pets, Greyhound dogs, Used for racing, Birds, Lubbock (again), Landscape, Illness, [looking and discussing picture of Paul Harris when he was 16], Clothing styles.

Range Dates: 1906-1998

Bulk Dates: 1906-1998

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