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Thompson, Ossie

Thompson, Ossie

Thompson, Ossie

Date: Friday, September 08, 1978

Interview 37a : In this interview with Ellen Temple, Ossie Thompson, wife of longtime Southern Pine Lumber Company executive and Diboll Mayor Clyde Thompson, recalls her early childhood in Diboll and Huntsville and her time as a teacher in Fuller Springs and Diboll. Mrs. Thompson also reminisces about courting practices in Diboll, recreational activities and card playing. She also talks about her involvement with her church, the housing situation in Diboll, and raising her children.