Johnson, Mabel Becton 1977-10-28

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Mabel Johnson talks about her early life in West Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mabel Becton Johnson

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Date: October 28, 1977

Location: Idalou, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 35 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Fencing land (1908), Farming, Livestock, Alfalfa, Cattle, House chores, Garden, Orchard, School, Bledsoe Texas, Hired hands, Burned cow chips, Trip to town, Freighting, World War I, Telephones (before 1907), Church, College of Industrial Arts, Denton Texas, Roads, Dr. Olton’s buggy, Parents, Brother’s death (1908).

Tape 1, Side 2: House and barn (1908), Land for lumber, Wind, Winters.

Range Dates: Early 1900s

Bulk Dates: Early 1900s

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