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Beidleman, Beula

Beidleman, Beula

Beidleman, Beula

Date: Tuesday, November 09, 1982

Interview 3a : Diboll Assistant Librarian Beulah Beidleman tells interviewer Becky Bailey about life during the Depression in Crowell, Texas and New London, Texas. She recalls the hard times, the way her family made ends meet, and the relief when she and her husband found steady jobs. The New London oil fields provided both hard times and work and she remembers the New London School explosion as well. She and her husband did not receive any poor relief during the Depression, but they did benefit from a small business loan.