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Hendrick, Oneta Conner

Hendrick, Oneta Conner

Hendrick, Oneta Conner

Date: Friday, July 12, 1985

Interview 68a : Oneta Hendrick describes the realities of farm life from 1922 onward. She talks about her childhood in Burke, TX, later moving to Lufkin, TX, and eventually to Diboll, TX in 1942. Oneta recalls a loaf of bread at 10 cents, waking at 5:30am for chores, and working at Temple White in the handle factory office. She also comments on school life, going to shows, and the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corp). Persons mentioned include Tennie Havard and Clyde Thompson.