Humphreys, Mrs W R 1978-03-02

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Mrs. Humphreys talks about her life, especially her career as a music teacher, the annual Tulia celebration and her music students’ achievements.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. W. R. Humphreys

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: March 2, 1978

Location: Tulia, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 1 hour, 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Tulia Texas (1928), Munday Texas, Schoolteacher (1917-1918), Education, Music teacher, Godrey Texas (1919), Chillicothe Texas (1920-1924), Church choir director, Evangelistic singing, Revivals, Electricity, Virgil Fisher, Minister, Annual conference of Methodist Church, Singing engagements, Husband, Teaching in Hereford Texas (1925), Compensation for singing, Married (1927), Home in Amarillo Texas, Fort Worth Texas, Tulia Texas (1928).

Tape 1, Side 2: Tulia (continued), Depression, "Kollege Korus", Director, Music teacher (1932-1937), Methodist choir director (1934), Son’s illness (1937), Private music instruction, Effects of World War II, National Guild of Piano Teachers, Competition, Outstanding Senior Citizen (1973), Early Tulia, Car (1950), Train travel, Saturday in town, Town square, Annual Tulia celebration.

Tape 2, Side 1: Annual Tulia celebration (continued), Picnic, 50th anniversary, Carnival, Band concerts, Other music teachers in Tulia, Outstanding students, Tri-State Music Festival, Student participation.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1917-1973

Bulk Dates: 1917-1973

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