Carr, Annie Almeda Allen 1973-11-27

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Mrs. Carr, longtime resident of Floydada, Texas, talks about her childhood and family life.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Annie Almeda Allen (Mrs. Mather) Carr

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Date: November 27, 1973

Location: Floydada, Texas

Interviewer: Ann Carr

Length: 1 hour, 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Background, Born July 14, 1886, Coryell County, Texas, Greer County, Oklahoma, Family homes, Moved to Washita County (c. 1892), Homesteading, Moved to Floyd County, Texas (1902), Marriage (August 26, 1903), Indians in Oklahoma, Floyd County, Family lived in Lockney, Texas, Courtship, Anecdote - first meeting with husband, Visits, Wedding, Description of wedding dress, Children, Childhood, Games played with brothers and sister, Schooling, Christmas celebrations, Trip, Crossing the Red River, July 4th celebrations, Chores, Funerals, Stones used for markers, First railroad in Floydada, Texas, Flu epidemic (1918), Organization of Methodist churches

Tape 1, Side 2: Dugout, Began construction (1903), Description, Water, Furniture, Cooking utensils, Wedding gifts, Farming, Equipment, Winter storm (November 1906)

Range Dates: 1892-1918

Bulk Dates: 1892-1918

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