Mark, Lottie

Date: September 18, 2002

Interview 239a : In this interview with Robert Kuykendall and Rev. Betty Kennedy, Mrs. Lottie Mark reminisces about growing up in Nigton, Trinity County, Texas. She recalls her experiences as an African American girl in the 1920's in this primarily African American community in East Texas. Her life revolved around Ligon Chapel CME Church and school. She grew up in Nigton and later married and continued to live there for her whole life. Mrs. Mark talks about her family's struggles after her father left, going to raising a garden and chickens, going to Apple Springs to the store, and various family relationships.

Download Transcript


Download Audio File

Search across all content on our site including Oral History, Exhibits, Finding Guides, Online Collections and news. Search looks inside PDF documents linked in our archives.