Merriott, Melinda Crow 1984-06-04

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Melinda Crow Merriott, longtime resident of Plainview, Texas, answers questions about her life, children, and life in general.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Melinda Crow Merriott

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 04, 1984

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Melinda Crow Merriott, Born: Oklahoma (October 31, 1891), Parents, A. M. Harris, father, Sara Lou (Crane) Harris, mother, To Oklahoma, Occupations, Chores, Sewing, Father (again), Farm management, Neighbors, Bernieview, Oklahoma, School, Store owner, Churches, Baptist, Methodist, Parties, To Texas, Gainesville, Father (again), Occupation, Gainesville, Texas, Land, Cotton, Merriott (again), Meeting her husband, Henry C. "Bud" Crow, Marriage, Parental influence, Education.

Tape 1, Side 2: Merriott (continued), Child birth, Different aspects, To Plainview, Texas (1941), Reasons, Children, Birth order, Visit to Weldon, Texas, Road conditions, Dust storms, Husband, Farmer, To Loco, Texas.

Range Dates: 1891-1984

Bulk Dates: 1900s-1940s

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