Robinson, Mrs Ora 1974-07-01
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-?
Original Recording Format:
Recording Format Notes:
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