The online home of our growing oral history interview collection.

← Return to Oral History

Sweeny, Lucille Cook

Sweeny, Lucille Cook

Date: Saturday, July 24, 1993

Interview 139a : In this interview with local historian Franklin Weeks, Lucille Cook Sweeny recalls her memories of her grandfather, Dr. H.C. Cook. Dr. Cook was a Southern Pine Lumber Company lumber camp doctor who moved with the camps until the 1920's, when he moved into Diboll. Mrs. Sweeny remembers her grandfather's patients paid him in produce and syrup when they couldn't pay for his services with cash.