Museum of the Great Plains
Subjects of interview include Eliga's description of youth (moved from near Rocky to Hobart, then to Roosevelt where father bought property one mile west and one mile south of Roosevelt in 1901, then subsequent move to Cordell); Eliga's jobs before and after marriage (railroad, service station ownership in Roosevelt between 1936-1942, and rural mail carrier), living in Wildman, Roosevelt, and Hobart, Okla., tornadoes at Lugert and Snyder, Iron Mountain, Nest Egg Mountain, mine and cyanide plant, dances in the plant cafeteria on Sat. nights, home remedies, Henry Smith, U.S. marshal, and some family history
Museum of the Great Plains
Subjects of interview include rainwater usage and purification; selling dairy products; Union School and in great detail the Babbs school fire of 24 Dec. 1924, caused by candles on a Christmas tree which killed 20-24 people, buried in a mass grave in the Hobart cemetery; and conditions of people in Oklahoma of German origin during World War II
Museum of the Great Plains
Two interviews containing descriptions of summers spent in Texarkana, Ark.; living in Lone Wolf, Hobart, and Lawton, Okla.; his father, George Harrison Strange, and his ownership of five hardware stores; training as a bomber pilot and working at the Douglas Aircraft Company plant in Oklahoma City during WWII; operating a quarry; and daily activities on his farm
Museum of the Great Plains
Subjects of interview include family history including Bake's father's life as journeyman baker in Texas; lots of information about Hobart Steam Laundry (1904-1978), Hobart, Okla.; early Hobart stories; tales of family encounters with Indians; the Nash Hotel; information about J.J. Hunter's family (father-in-law of Bake Harbour); Old Settler's picnic; and home remedies
Museum of the Great Plains
Three hundred fifty-two images collected from various families of Kiowa County, Okla., including scenes of Hobart, Okla
Museum of the Great Plains
Subjects of interview include family background with descriptions of Huff's grandparents who moved to the Lone Wolf, Okla., area and the Huff Mercantile Store (early 1900s); monthly payments by her father to the doctor; childhood play and recreation; church and school activities; holidays; World Wars I and II; depression dust storms; and teaching in Hobart
Museum of the Great Plains
Subjects of interview include: activities of father as Kiowa County commissioner and president of Home State Bank in Hobart; Stella's attendance at Emerson School in Hobart; girlhood chores; home remedies; difficult times for banks during the depression and bank closings; folding bandages and other work during World War II; volunteer work; Babbs Switch, Okla., fire; and holidays
Museum of the Great Plains
Interview, with transcript, with Braun -- Subjects include extensive family history (Russian grandmother/German grandfather); father who farmed and owned general store in Hobart; Babbs community and the school fire in 1924; "rabbit drives" during the Depression; accumulations of Russian thistle or tumbleweed; home remedies; toys; and family tales, including one about Santa's reindeer blanket
Museum of the Great Plains
Subjects of interview include: early life in Lugert, Okla., with a story about claim jumpers attempting to take claim held by Gillespie's father; end of "struggles" between Indians and soldiers in Soldier Spring; Lugert tornado in early 1900s; move to Hobart and later practice of law with Judge James R. Tolbert; Ku Klux Klan parade and cross burning (1923 or 24); property owned at Cedar Top and Devil's Backbone; Ozark Trail (forerunner of U.S. Route 66); early businesses in Hobart including Hovaka Hotel; restoration of city landmarks; fires; and Old Settler's Reunion (Kiowa County)
Museum of the Great Plains
Interview relating to early life in Hobart and Lone Wolf, including threshing season, daily chores (lamp cleaning and filling, carrying water and scouring buckets, feeding farm animals, and churning), growing and preserving garden produce, recipe for Danish tea cakes, home remedies, schooldays, her marriage and move to Florida, and return to Hobard, philosophy of life, and family holidays -- Persons represented include Hutchins's parents Alpheus Fletcher Henderson and Mary Catherine (Peterson) Henderson

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