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Powell, Anna Lee

Powell, Anna Lee

Powell, Anna Lee

Date: Thursday, August 15, 1985

Interview 76a : In an interview with Marie Davis, Sherod and Anna Lee Powell reminisce about life in Diboll, where they opened a grocery store in the 1940's. They discuss rationing during World War II, life in a company town, the changes to the town since the 1940's, and Sherod's job as city judge. Mr. and Mrs. Powell did not work for the Temple family or companies, but their livelihood depended on the company and its employees.