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Mathews, Jewel Stovall

Mathews, Jewel Stovall

Mathews, Jewel Stovall

Date: Tuesday, October 05, 1993

Interview 141a : Jewel Stovall Mathews remembers life in Alcedo, a Southern Pine Lumber Company lumber camp where she lived in a boxcar house with her family in the early 1920's. Her father ran the camp commissary, and she recalls their living conditions and the other families that lived near them. Mrs. Mathews family eventually moved to Diboll so that she and her brothers could attend school, since the Alcedo School only had six grades.