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Document Details


Title: Homan, Varnell Nell
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Collection: Mississippi Oral History Project
Description: Mrs. Varnell Homan was born on February 5, 1925, in Mooreville, Mississippi. In 1936, the year of Tupelo's worst tornado, she moved to Shannon, Mississippi. In 1942 she married Elkin P. Homan, and they were farmers. After her husband became a pipefitter, she and her husband and children had the opportunity to live in many places and learn many different cultures. To make a living doing something she enjoyed, Mrs. Homan became a hairdresser; later she opened her own hairdressing school. Throughout her career, Mrs. Homan has earned forty-three sets of style licenses as she continued her training throughout the United States.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohhomanv.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Homan, Varnell, 1925-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 5-Feb-1925
Speaker place of birth: Mooreville, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Hairdresser
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 18-Nov-1999
Interviewer: Stephens, Kathryn
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Cities and towns--Mississippi; City and town life--Mississippi; Community; Local history; Mississippi; Mississippi--History; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025651-27553