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Kenley, Sidney

Kenley, Sidney

Kenley, Sidney

Date: Sunday, January 01, 1984

Interview 39a&b : Born in Leesville, Texas, in 1884, Sidney Walters Kenley discusses life in Diboll from 1918 to the 1990's. She talks about the long hours the men worked, the Klu Klux Klan, and a whiskey still. A teacher by profession, she never worked in Diboll's schools, but stayed home to raise her children. Her family was one of the few who owned a telephone, because of her husband's job. Some people also mentioned are: Mrs. Estes, Clyde Thompson, Chester Willis, and Watson Walker.