Lawson, Mrs Emma 1971-11-20

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Mrs. Lawson, resident of Floyd County for over sixty years, discusses her life in Floydada for the Floydada Junior Historians.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Emma Lawson

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: November 20, 1971

Location: Floydada, Texas

Interviewer: Iroma Clower

Length: 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Gives background, Born: Bell County, Texas (June 2, 1898), Has lived in Floyd County for 65 years, Transportation of her youth described, Comments on favorite china doll, Lifestyle of her youth discussed, Notes early doctors of Floyd County, Clothing styles recalled, Considers World War I’s influence on her life, Describes farming methods and crops, Continues discussion of typical activities of her youth, Political positions held by family in Floydada listed, Imparts advice to youth today.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1898-1971

Bulk Dates: 1898-1971

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