Gammill, Mosslyn 1979-07-02

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Mrs. Gammill discusses her experiences as a schoolteacher and a farmer’s wife in and around Idalou, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mosslyn Gammill

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: July 2, 1979

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 00:45:29 (45 minutes, 29 seconds)


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: [Tape garbled], To West Texas (1916), Reasons, Idalou Texas, Description, Nearby ranches, School teaching, Population increase, Farming, Cotton, Maize, Sunday School, Brother Ross circuit rider, Churches, Schools, Competitive sports, Basketball, Tennis, Coach, John Bacon early Idalou settler, Idalou, Name origin, Ida Kinney, Lou Bacon, Tennis team, Cotton, Picking, Price.

Tape 1, Side 2: Water supply, Well depth, Irrigation, First South Plains Fair (1917), Texas Tech celebration, Farming (1930s), Sandstorms, West Texas, First impressions.

Range Dates: 1916-1930s

Bulk Dates: 1916-1930s


Access Information

Original Recording Format: cassette

Recording Format Notes: cassette has significant speed issues. tape enhanced March 2016

Transcript: no



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