OH 1652 | Oral History

OH 1652

For the Texas Textile Mill Oral History Project. Former employee of the Texas Textile Mill and longtime resident of McKinney, Texas. Childhood and education in McKinney public schools; work as cotton picker for local farmers; parents’ jobs in the mill; family life on “the mill block;” importance of the New Deal; memories of 1948 tornado; social life in McKinney; nature of work at the mill; union organizing; determination to earn an education so as not to have to work in the mill any longer; graduation from Baylor University; family history.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 46 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Deborah Kilgore
Date of Interview September 21, 2006

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