Marks, Dorothy 2016-07-27

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This interview features Dorothy Marks, and her daughter Caroline Marks. Dorothy and Caroline describe the life of their husband and father, George C. Marks, and his involvement with the Soil Conservation Service.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dorothy Marks

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: July 27, 2016

Location: Temple, Texas

Interviewer: Monte Monroe

Length: 01:04:03


Dorothy’s background information; Her husband George’s background; George opening an office in Jefferson; George’s love for the SCS; Caroline’s memories of her dad working in Temple; Their time in Phoenix; George’s time as State conservationist for Texas; Dorothy’s role when George was Texas State Conservationist; Dorothy and Caroline’s impression of the SCS; Dorothy’s life growing up during Great Depression, World War II; Dorothy’s Parents

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room

Transcript: Transcript available on dspace

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