Lancaster, Mrs Irene 1978-07-18

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Mrs. Lancaster, retired schoolteacher, discusses Thurber, Texas, and her early life there.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Irene Lancaster

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 18, 1978

Location: Austin, Texas

Interviewer: Michael Q. Hooks

Length: 00:33:00


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Born: Georgetown, Texas (1905), Father, Mechanic, Fredericksburg, Texas, Mother, Housewife, Georgetown, Texas, Father, Reasons for move to Texas, Education, Teaching jobs, Lyman C. Forrest, Superintendent of Schools, Thurber, Texas, Mingus, Texas, Thurber, Texas, Social life, Recreational life, Schools, Ethnic groups, Depression, Thurber Club, Big Lake and Little Lake, Brick houses and frame houses, Dr. Keith.

Tape 1, Side 2: Thurber, Texas (continued), Saloons, Park, Bandstand, Fire, Private town, Security, Liberty Bell, Texas, Mason, Texas, W. A. C. officer, University of Texas, Married (1947), South America.

Range Dates: 1905-1947

Bulk Dates: 1905-1947


Access Information

Original Recording Format: cassette

Recording Format Notes: digitized in 2015

Transcript: no



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