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Mrs. Lewis, a retired teacher, describes her family and experiences in West Texas and early Abilene, along with her travels to London, England.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. William M. Lewis

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: September 02, 1971

Location: Abilene, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 1 hour, 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Autobiographical data presented, Grandfather came from Georgia to Arlington, Texas, Later moved to West Texas, Father became a dentist, Mother’s family, Relates anecdote about baby food, Names brothers and sisters, Describes farm and ranch, Education summarized.

Tape 1, Side 2: Attended Hardin-Simmons, Tells story about each brother, Relates other anecdotes, Tells stories of her sisters, Taught in several places, Went to University College of London, Remembers father’s lecture.

Tape 2, Side 1: Recalls finding apartment in London, Relates anecdote of calling a doctor, Remembers returning from England, Courtship and marriage discussed, Moved to Houston, Taught at University of Houston, Husband was transferred to Abilene, Both are now retired.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: ?-1971

Bulk Dates: ?-1971

Access Information

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