Laminack, Wilda 1979-11-29

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Wilda Laminack discusses the history of Crosby County, Texas, in the 1920s and 1930s, and the book co-authored by her mother, Mrs. Nellie Witt Spikes, on the same topic. Note: The subject is sometimes unintelligible.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Wilda Laminack

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: November 29, 1979

Location: Ralls, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family background, Parents, Mr. and Mrs. John J. Spikes, Mother’s maiden name, Witt, Arrival on Plains (1904), Siblings, Home, Depression (1930s), Drought, Food, Works Progress Administration (1937-1940), Outmigration, Churches/Entertainment, Dust and snowstorms, Education, Schools, Texas Tech, Lubbock, Texas, Buildings, Crosby County History, Mother, Father, Brother, Ranch life, Dugout house, Prohibition, Stills, Ranch life (again), Automobiles.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1904-1942

Bulk Dates: 1929-1941

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