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Mrs. Crosett discusses conditions in Amarillo during the Depression of the 1930s, particularly in connection with her work as a high school teacher.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Lela Crosett

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: January 6, 1971

Location: Amarillo, Texas

Interviewer: David Nail

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Depression of the 1930s discussed, Worked as a teacher at Amarillo High School, Salaries were cut and scrip issued, Student assistants employed, Recalls bank closing, High school football team of the 1930s mentioned, Expresses opinion of Franklin Roosevelt and the New Deal, CCC, WPA, and NRA programs explained, Dust storms described, Teaching experiences discussed again, Type of students in the 1930s characterized, Lists social activities of the students, Names administrators of the school system, Student attitude toward world events of the late 1930s stated

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930s

Bulk Dates: 1930s

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