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Harris, Lyndal

Harris, Lyndal

Harris, Lyndal

Date: Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Interview 190a : In this interview with Patsy Colbert, Lyndal Harris reminisces about growing up in Burke, Texas. He recalls the Burke School and teachers Tennie Havard, Gladys Dubose, Flossie Thigpen, and Mrs. Pigford, as well as several of the stores and businesses located in the town. Mr. Harris also discusses farming and surviving the Depression, Arrington and Conner family history, picking cotton, and Mrs. Ina McCall.