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Document Details


Title: Thomas, Edith Ruff
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: Born on February 12, 1920, into the family of George William Ruff and Zillah Zent Ruff, Mrs. Edith Ruff Thomas was the second of five children. She grew up on a farm and a dairy that started as her mother's cottage industry and eventually became a well-established dairy that supported the family and provided milk products throughout Tupelo. Along with her other family members, Mrs. Thomas worked in the dairy as she was growing up.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohthomase.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2000 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Thomas, Edith Ruff, 1920-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 12-Feb-1920
Speaker place of birth: Tupelo, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Teacher
Age at speaking: 80
Document date: 03-Jan-2000
Interviewer: Ramage, Marty
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: OHI0025734-27659