McCathern, Bonnie 2015-09-23

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This interview features Bonnie McCathern. Bonnie discusses her background and family, attending school, and moving to Hereford with her husband Gerald and being a farmer’s wife. Bonnie also discusses Gerald’s involvement in the American Agriculture Movement.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bonnie McCathern

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: September 23, 2015

Location: Hereford, Texas

Interviewer: Elissa Stroman

Length: 02:15:11 (2 hours, 15 minutes)


Family background; School and friends; Sandstorms; Moving around and parents; School; Relationship with siblings; Brothers in the military; Graduating from high school; Lubbock in the thirties and forties; Meeting Gerald; Hereford; Gerald and the Ag Movement; Washington, D.C.; Move to Virginia; Community involvement and church; Grandchildren and children; Animals

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Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: CD copy available in Reading Room

Transcript: found here:

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