Ware, Melba 1980-01-16

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Mrs. Ware discusses the history of West Texas communities.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Melba Ware

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: January 16, 1980

Location: Cone, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 00:30:35 (30 minutes)


Tape 1, Side 1: Born: Coryell County, Texas, West Texas (1919), Weather, Gardens, Schools, Emma Hannock, mother, Ancestors, Georgia, Family tree, B. W. Ware, father, Physical description, Farmer, Ralls, Texas, Church, Banks, McLaughlin family, Cone, Texas, General store, Ruth Bartley, music teacher, Present home, History, Dr. Cagle, original owner, Combines, Texas Tech University, Celebration, Lubbock, Texas, Methodist Hospital, Boundaries, County seat, Ralls, Texas, John Ralls, founder, Education, Farm chores, Depression, Radios, Airplanes, Dust storm, Tornadoes.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1919-1930s

Bulk Dates: 1919-1930s

Access Information

Original Recording Format: audio cassette

Recording Format Notes: digitized July 2018, audio cd copy available in Reading Room


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