Moore, Mrs Hester 1975-05-21

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Hester Moore recalls her early life in Floydada, Texas, and her experiences in a Japanese internment camp during World War II.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Hester Moore

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: May 21, 1975

Location: None Given

Interviewer: Jonna West

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Birthdate (February 13, 1908), Floydada, Texas, Parents to Floyd County, Texas (1902), Early Christmas, Early childhood, School in Floydada, Snowstorm, Staying at the Commercial Hotel, Mr. and Mrs. John Callahan, Family history, Recreation, Trip in covered wagon to Aspermont, Texas, Trip to Alabama, Telephone, First radio, First automobile, Wedding (Abilene, Texas), Dress, First job, Childhood, Family chores, Farm work, Funerals, Religion, First Methodist Church, Revivals, Flu epidemic (1918), World War II, China, Philippines, Internment camp, Liberation camp.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1908-1945

Bulk Dates: 1908-1945

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