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Document Details


Title: Velma May Cooper Davis
Local code: 140
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: California State University, Bakersfield. Walter W. Stiern Library. Special Collections
Collection: California Odyssey Project
URL: http://www.lib.csub.edu/special/interviews/Davis140.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1981 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Davis, Velma May Cooper
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker place of birth: Silverton, TX; Texas; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Manager
Document location: Delano, CA
Document date: 25-May-1981
Interviewer: Gannon, Judith
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941
Locations discussed: California; Delano, CA; North America; Texas; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agricultural laborers; California; Cotton farmers; Cotton picking; Delano, CA; Depressions--1929--United States; Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939; Dust storms--United States; Great Depression, 1929-1941; Migrant labor; Migration, Internal; North America; Oral history; Strikes and lockouts; Texas; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Delano cotton strike
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025892-27821