Studyvin, Gertrude and Ruth Armer 1974-08-15
Gertrude Studyvin and her daughter Ruth Armer discuss the land and people of Hemmed-in-Hollow, near Sneed Creek, Arkansas.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Gertrude Studyvin and Ruth Armer
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: August 15, 1974
Location: Compton, Arkansas
Interviewer: Dwight Pitcaithley
Length: 1 hour 50 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Early life and family background,
Squatters and homesteading,
Cedar company cutting down trees,
Building white house on Sneed Creek,
Friendliness of neighbors recalled,
White house, built in 1918, was social center,
Self-sufficiency of life and Buffalo River,
Cotton as a cash crop in early 1900s,
Ruth Armer remembers riding her burro to school.
Tape 1, Side 2: Revivals recalled,
Mrs. Studyvin’s grandfather, Jim Evans, characterized,
Had dances in winter,
Picking peas for Mrs. Sherman Arbaugh,
Identification of various cabins by use of map,
Mrs. Armer’s father, Harry Mohler, mentioned,
Tape 2, Side 1: Current ownership of Hemmed-in-Hollow,
Loss of family Bible in fire.
Tape 2, Side 2: Blank
Range Dates: Early 1900s
Bulk Dates: 1900-1918
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