Robinson, Mrs Ora 1974-07-01

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Mrs. Ora Robinson, age 92, discusses events in her life.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Ora Robinson

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 01, 1974

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Beth Schneider

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family background told, People came down from the North to buy land from Mr. Allen, Worked for Mr. Allen as a cook, Began running a kitchen for a hotel, Lived in a two-room shack, Moved to Hale Center because of husband’s wealth, Lived in wagon for a month, Anecdote told about a woman with tuberculosis, Continues discussion of shack, Describes the move to Hale Center, Tells a story about quicksand, Discusses the weather and sandstorms, Husband farmed 40 acres, Grew cotton and maize.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1882-1974

Bulk Dates: 1890s-?

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