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Rushing, Myrtle

Rushing, Myrtle

Rushing, Myrtle

Date: Saturday, March 15, 1986

Interview 94a : Born in 1903, Myrtle Rushing's family moved to Diboll when she was nine years old. In this interview she reminisces about life in early Diboll: bed bugs, school life, early mornings, walking to town, the picture show, and the 11:15 whistle. In addition, she discusses working for the PTA and assisting at their fundraisers. She also remembers when Diboll's houses first got electricity, Franklin Farrington, Jim Richards, and Mrs. Arthur Porter.