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Frederick, Josephine Rutland

Frederick, Josephine Rutland

Frederick, Josephine Rutland

Date: Saturday, October 13, 1984

Interview 45a : In an interview with Becky Bailey, Josephine Rutland Frederick, Marion Fuller, and Jim Fuller reminisce about life in Diboll. All three grew up in Diboll and recall school, games, the Depression, going to Lufkin and Houston, the mill whistles, and the visits from the Klu Klux Klan. Mr. Fuller remembers the beginnings of the fire department and working in the commissary and Mrs. Fuller and Mrs. Frederick recall growing up as neighbors supporting World War I efforts as children and going on picnics to Emporia and Ryan's Lake. They also recall Chester Willis, Mr. Rutland, and T.L.L. Temple.