Hill, Kate Adele 1977-04-22

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Dr. Kate Adele Hill discusses her early ranch life and her career as County Home Demonstration Agent.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dr. Kate Adele Hill

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Date: April 22, 1977

Location: San Angelo, Texas

Interviewer: Paul Carlson

Length: 1 hour, 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Ranches, Kerr Schleicher and Tom Green counties, College of Industrial Arts (now Texas Women’s University), Grandfather, Sam Houston Hill, Father, William Hickman Hill, Registered Angus breeding, Graduation (1925), County Home Demonstration Agent, Cameron County Texas, Lawrence C. Hill, Prominence in Cameron County, District Agent with Extension Service, College Station Texas (1929), Lubbock, Texas, Thesis at Texas Technological College, Dean W. L. Stangel, Retirement (1963), West Texas ranch women, Articles written, Dissertation at Texas Women’s University, Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Association, Best known for Angus cattle.

Tape 1, Side 2: Tierra Alta Ranch, World War I and Depression, Sheep shearing, Ranch sold by William Hickman Hill (1934), Publications , Home Demonstration Work in Texas Lon C. Hill, A. L. Ward Texan, Home Builders of West Texas, Development of extension work, West Texas, Progress, Beauty.

Tape 2, Side 1: Reading of poem, "Valley Moonlight", Effects of Depression on work, A. L. Ward, Livestock Specialist for Extension Service Clubs and associations, Home Demonstration Club, Business and Professional Women’s Club, American Association of University Women, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Daughters of the American Revolution, Housing and working conditions, State Trainer of Agents, Ph. D. received, Extension Service career (38 years), Travel involved, Districts involved.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1925-1963

Bulk Dates: 1925-1963

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