Higginbotham, Lorine and Helen Franks 1969-07-11
Miss Lorine Higginbotham and her sister, Mrs. Franks, discuss the Higginbotham family and early Dublin. Among other things, they talk about the family business and describe old newspaper clippings and photographs. There is a great deal of interference on Side 2 of Tape 2, and it is very difficult to understand.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Lorine Higginbotham and Helen Franks
Additional Parties Recorded:
Date: July 11, 1969
Location: Dublin, Texas
Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter
Length: 1 hour, 55 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Lorine Higginbotham,
Education and teaching career,
John W. Higginbotham father,
Higginbotham family moves to Dublin Texas,
John W. Higginbotham’s children,
Private school in Dublin,
John W. Higginbotham’s children (again),
Discussion of family papers and photographs of homes.
Tape 1, Side 2: General discussion of family members and photographs (continued),
D. R. Franks, Helen’s husband,
Mayor of Dublin,
First railroad station,
Higginbothams build new homes,
Mrs. Franks’ children and grandchildren.
Tape 2, Side 1: General discussion,
Photographs of family members,
Woman’s Thursday Club organized (1898),
Newspaper write-up of Dora Higginbotham’s wedding.
Tape 2, Side 2: Woman’s Thursday Club (again),
Higginbotham business discussed.
Range Dates: c. 1890-1969
Bulk Dates: 1898-1969
Original Recording Format:
Recording Format Notes:
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