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Smith, Carey

Smith, Carey

Smith, Carey

Date: Tuesday, September 28, 1982

Interview 22a : In an interview with Becky Bailey, Carey Smith reminisces about his life in Diboll from the 1920's through the 1980's. Mr. Smith was born in Huntington and moved to Diboll as a child. Except for one year spent in the Army during World War I, he lived in Diboll and worked for Southern Pine Lumber Company in the Planer. Mr. Smith recalls the hardships of the Depression, living conditions in Copestown, and life as an African American worker and preacher in the company town.