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Collection Details


Collection Name: Avis Childers Cowan Oral History Transcript
Repository Name: Palace of the Governors. Fray Angelico Chavez History Library [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
URL: http://elibrary.unm.edu/oanm/NmSm/nmsm1%23ac051-p/
Dates Spanned: 1982-1982
Description: One bound 108-page typed transcript of 17 hours of audiotaped interviews of Thelma Cone Childers Cleveland (Cowan's mother). In the interviews Cleveland discusses the period 1906--1922, from her birth until her marriage. She provides a detailed account of life in a poor farming family that homesteaded near Redland, New Mexico, and later Gasoline, Texas. Includes descriptions of farming, social life, and schools in eastern New Mexico and west Texas in the early 20th century. A genealogy chart of the Cone family (Thelma's maiden name) proceeds the text of the transcript.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 1
Finding Aid: Avis Childers Cowan Oral History Transcript
Broad Subjects: Relationships; Biography; Rural Life; Agriculture
ASP Subjects: Agriculture; Biography; Family farms; Family--History; Genealogy; New Mexico; Oral history; Texas; United States
Other Subjects: Avis Childers Cowan
Collection Code: OHC0002590