Allison, Alvin R 1975-07-23

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Alvin Allison recalls farm life in Bosque County as well as his college career at Texas Tech.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Alvin R. Allison

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Date: July 23, 1975

Location: Levelland, Texas

Interviewer: Marshall L. Pennington

Length: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Personal background and family genealogy, Enrolled in Texas Tech during fall of 1926, Various jobs held while attending Tech, Recalls hunting and fishing during childhood, Relates several childhood anecdotes, Duties related to farming described, Method of practicing for debate team, Smokehouse described and function defined

Tape 1, Side 2: Sausage making described, Value of the old days discussed, Evolution of child raising discussed, Honesty today and yesterday compared, Timing of hog killing explained, Trading in town and credit discussed, Financial conditions recalled, Building of dugouts described, Aspiration to become a lawyer, Important activities and people of college days, Several college day stories related

Range Dates: 1926-1975

Bulk Dates: 1926-1975


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