Kitten, Mrs Joe 1978-11-10

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Mrs. Kitten discusses her life in the early days of Slaton, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Joe Kitten

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: November 10, 1978

Location: Slaton, Texas

Interviewer: Janet Neugebauer

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Born in Henry, Indiana, To Slaton, Texas (1912), Advertisement, Landman, Town promoters, Joseph Reisdorf, M. F. Klattenhoff, Population, Business district, Churches, Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Land prices, Home, Crops and livestock, Canning procedure, Christmas, Church services, English, Medical treatment, Dr. Adams, Home remedies, Thanksgiving, Harvesting, Cotton, Sudan, Slaton to Lubbock road, Snowstorm (1918), Easter, Acquiring livestock, Entertainment, Barn dances, Family get-togethers, Dominos, Wine, Home-brew, Root beer.

Tape 1, Side 2: Slaton, Texas, Roads, Sidewalks, School, Banks, Grocery stores, Real estate offices, Coal, Dry goods store, Abe Kessel, owner, Ice house, Heavy rainfall (1914), Planting, Cotton, Prices, Quantities, Henry Kitten, father-in-law.

Range Dates: 1912-1920

Bulk Dates: 1912-1920

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