Long, Frances 1978-02-14

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Frances Long, retired schoolteacher, reminisces about her childhood in Childress.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Frances Long

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: February 14, 1978

Location: Childress, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 1 hour, 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family history, Childress, Texas (1896), Descriptions, Stores, Stock pens, Churches, Schools, Home life, Utilities, Magazines, Medicines, Christmas, Groceries.

Tape 1, Side 2: Groceries (continued), Clothing, Children, Women, Men, Recreation and games, Parties, Picnics, Horseback riding, Opera house, Road shows, Minstrels, Clubs, Young Men's Christian Association, Elks, Merry Wives, Circuses and shows, Molly Bailey Circus, Harley Sadler, Motion pictures, Transportation, Mail delivery, Parents, Married (1892), Weatherford, Texas, Roads, Hotels, Goode Hotel.

Tape 2, Side 1: Goode Hotel (continued), Family style, Public schools, College, Denton, Texas, Texas Women's University, Employment, Teaching, Childress, Texas, 6666 Ranch, Guthrie, Texas, Telephone, Electricity (1908), First electrical appliances, Churches, Three Bar Ranch, Operation, Cattle, Horses, Parties, Dancing.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1892-1920s

Bulk Dates: 1892-1920s

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