Michelet, Jeanette 1985-08-08

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Jeanette Michelet reminisces over her life in Hagerman, New Mexico.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Jeanette Michelet

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 08, 1985

Location: Hagerman, New Mexico

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Background, B: November 21, 1901; Lindsborg, Kansas, Parents, Father’s, Immigration, Ranching, Early impressions of New Mexico, Marriage (1920), Childhood reminiscences, Farm duties, Entertainment, Picture show (1920), Apple orchards, Early cotton farming, Farmers’ Cooperative Gin, Lindsborg, Kansas (again), Changes since 1920, Michelet farms, Feliz River farm (1920-1926), Alfalfa, Duties as a farm homemaker, Neighbors, Hagerman, New Mexico (1920s), Downtown businesses, Boarding house, Post Office, Groceries, Meat markets, Meat storage, "Old Timers", W. E. Uderbach and family, Jacques Michelet, Personality, French language.

Tape 1, Side 2: Hagerman High School (c. 1920), Class sizes, Championship basketball teams, Photographs discussed, Irrigation, 1920-1985, Anecdote: Driving cattle across Pecos bridge, Shipping, Greenfield, New Mexico, Rural schools, Changes, Transportation to school.

Range Dates: 1901-1985

Bulk Dates: 1920-1930

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