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Poland, Ruth

Poland, Ruth

Poland, Ruth

Date: Wednesday, July 10, 1985

Interview 69a : In this interview with Martha Carswell, Ruth Poland reminisces about her life growing up in Burke, Prairie Grove, and Diboll, Texas and returning to Diboll to teach. Mrs. Poland attended Lon Morris College and Stephen F. Austin State University and taught for 40 years, sponsoring many clubs and associations at Diboll High School. She saw many changes in Diboll and education over the years and discusses integration and the differences in teaching and schools from the 1930's to the 1980's.