Grebing, Grace 1982-02-23

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Right here will be a general overview of the oral history interview. It will be roughly 3-5 sentences for new interviews, shorter for older interviews.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Grace Grebing

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: February 23, 1982

Location: Dell City, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 01:01:33 (1 hour, 33 minutes)


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Born: San Saba County Texas, M. C. Swame, Parents Faver, Father, Farmer-rancher, Mother Curry, Reason for move from San Saba County to Concho County Texas, Farming, Description, Laborers, Activities, Butchering meat, Gardening, Water sources, Windmills, Eden County Texas (1902), Teaching, Requirements, Schools, Changes, Obstacles, Mentone Texas, Oil town, Growth, Teachers, Population, Mexia Texas, Population growth, Officer’s death, Husband, Tank salesman, Cypress tanks, Wages, Construction time, Housewife, Life for women in oil camps, Meeting of husband Henry Grebing, Work at Mentone, Schools, Porterville Texas, Crops, Families.

Tape 1, Side 2: Dell City Texas, Hearing about, Dust storms, Tents, Water, Schools, Structures, Home, Farm, Laborers, Agricultural land spread, Wells, Crop conditions, Livestock, Diversification, Planting season, First freeze, Rain.

Range Dates: 1890s-1982

Bulk Dates: 1902-1940s


Access Information

Original Recording Format:audio cassette

Recording Format Notes: digitized April 2016, CD available for listening in Reading Room

Transcript: no



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