Jones, Sarah 1977-04-29

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Mrs. Sarah Jones, widow of area farmer Jess Jones, reminisces about her life in Texas and discusses problems in the West Texas area.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Sarah Jones

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: April 29, 1977

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Paul Carlson

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Born (1894), Mississippi, Moved to Texas (1900), Hill County, Texas, Glen Rose, Texas (1931), Sarah Lou (Lisa) Martin, Married (1913), Jess Jones, Education, Farming, Mississippi, Hillsboro, Texas, Crops, Farm hands, Moonshine, Black lynchings (1920), Mr. and Mrs. George Wells, Family history, West Texas (1933), Tahoka, Texas, Farming, Crops, No irrigation, Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Agriculture Pact, Red Wine, Texas.

Tape 1, Side 2: Tahoka, Texas, Army problems, Employment, Lubbock, Texas, Real estate (1947), Tahoka, Dairy work, Café business, Plainview, Texas, Farming, Jess Jones died (1961), Lubbock (1947), Description, Changes, Ku Klux Klan, Hillsboro.

Range Dates: 1894-1961

Bulk Dates: 1900-1961

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