Smith, Effie 1974-01-08
Mrs. Effie Smith, mother of Preston Smith, discusses her son’s early life and career.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Effie Smith
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: January 08, 1974
Location: Lamesa, Texas
Interviewer: David Murrah
Length: 35 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Preston Smith’s early education, family life discussed,
Charles C. Smith, father of Preston Smith, recalled,
Family lifestyle described,
Move to Dawson County in 1923,
Father’s advice on politics noted,
Origin and difficulty in moving picture business related,
Mrs. Smith’s attitude toward politics expressed.
Tape 1, Side 2: Political attitudes (continued),
Speculations on accidents, assassinations made.
Range Dates: Early 1900s-1930s
Bulk Dates: 1923-1930s
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