Chaptman, Ona Simms 1976-02-21

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Mrs. Chaptman discusses Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Harrison, stock and tent show performers, and various residents of McKinney.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Ona Simms Chaptman (Mrs. Ray)

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Date: February 21, 1976

Location: McKinney, Texas

Interviewer: Rod Haren

Length: 20 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Ona Simms Chaptman [speaker], First acquaintance with Harrisons, Last acquaintance with Harrisons, Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Harrison, Stock performers, Charles as playwright, Parts in plays, Character descriptions, Mr. Harrison as playwright (again), Saintly Hypocrites and Honest Sinners, Songwriter, Harrisons' tent shows, Description, Lodging, Mrs. Chaptman's aunt, Other plays by Harrison, The Only Road, John Slater, Contents of plays compared with "The Waltons" television series, Harrisons' house in Denver, Colorado, Character description of Mr. Harrison's son by first wife, Mr. Harrison's will, Mrs. Harrison's contribution to their success, Harrisons' tent shows (again), Chautauqua shows in McKinney, Texas, Rod Haren [speaker], Opinion of Texas, Discussion of various residents of McKinney, Rod Haren [speaker], Education at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, Discussion of acquaintance of Ona Simms Chaptman

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

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