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Mrs. West discusses her impressions of the Depression and living conditions during that era.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Geneva West

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 06, 1971

Location: Sonora, Texas

Interviewer: Paul Patterson

Length: 10 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Participation in Depression cattle program described, Canning program mentioned, Picking cotton recalled, Cooperative cooking program for public school remembered, Child singing a song, Incidents and conditions during the Depression recalled, Improvement of condition mentioned, Speculations on causes of the Depression stated.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930s

Bulk Dates: 1930s

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