May, Mrs W W 1968-07-16

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Mrs. May recalls events from her childhood and early years in West Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. W. W. May

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 16, 1968

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: John Abshire

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Autobiographical material, Farming, Hamilton, about 1880, Implements, Women’s work, Groceries, Caring for perishables, Reasons for moving to Plains, Travel time, Cattle quarantine, Quicksand incident, Food, House building material, Floyd County, House description, First impressions, Floydada, Stores, Climate, Lubbock, 19??, Sandstorms, Lynn County winter, Prairie fire, 1903, Entertainment—picnic, Field Day, Lynn school, First teacher, Enrollment.

Tape 1, Side 2: First Tahoka doctor, Highway conditions, Erosion, Winter, 1947.

Range Dates: 1880s-1947

Bulk Dates: Early 1900s

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