Collection American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940

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  • Page 1 of [S. G. Hoover]

    • Contributor: Kaul, Frederick W., and L. A. Rollins - Rollins, L. A. - Hoover, S. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Page 2 of [S. G. Hoover]

    • Contributor: Kaul, Frederick W., and L. A. Rollins - Rollins, L. A. - Hoover, S. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Page 3 of [S. G. Hoover]

    FORM C 6Text of Interview (Unedited) NAME OF WORKER F. W. Kaul & L. A. Rollins ADDRESS Hastings, Nebr. DATES Oct. Nov. 1938 SUBJECT Folklore NAME AND ADDRESS OF INFORMANT Mr. S. G. Hoover, 519 W. Lincoln Ave. Hastings, Nebraska "The pages of Past and Future" Do you feel ashamed, despondent, regretful, Thinking of what might have been, As you view the past slope ...

    • Contributor: Kaul, Frederick W., and L. A. Rollins - Rollins, L. A. - Hoover, S. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Page 4 of [S. G. Hoover]

    Whe clouds gather the skies, And hide the stars from sight, We know behind their thickness veil, They still are shining bright. [ Oh! thou sweet star of love, You lift us to our highest height, Make us to find our deeper whole, You lead us to suffer work and strive, And at last to reach our goal *1] As clouds gather in the ...

    • Contributor: Kaul, Frederick W., and L. A. Rollins - Rollins, L. A. - Hoover, S. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Page 5 of [S. G. Hoover]

    Joys, sorrows, mistakes and strife, He knows are the essence that makes up life, Each he finds does a lesson hold, Whose value makes dress of the finest gold. This watchman leaves none go, unheeded past, But [gases?] at each with a powerful glass, He sifts each with a sifter fine, And passes each to the inner mind. Life is a queer mixture for ...

    • Contributor: Kaul, Frederick W., and L. A. Rollins - Rollins, L. A. - Hoover, S. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Page 6 of [S. G. Hoover]

    For a cunning snake picks< his place of concealment to lie wait. So does these human vultures conceal their true self behind a pleasing personality. They are artists of deception and cunning. They hide behind a well groomed mannerly [condecending?] cunning. For the soul purpose of disarming their prey. [?] such, none of us are safe. To them, all is legal prey. [?] such, ...

    • Contributor: Kaul, Frederick W., and L. A. Rollins - Rollins, L. A. - Hoover, S. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Page 7 of [S. G. Hoover]

    "Bitter so bitter, and hard to take, But [?] it all for wisdom sake, Good so good and [east?] too, But it may not mean life to you. But mingled together, they make life's golden spell, So take them both, digest them well, And store up their good as best you can. Your life will some day be rich my little man." Written by ...

    • Contributor: Kaul, Frederick W., and L. A. Rollins - Rollins, L. A. - Hoover, S. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Page 8 of [S. G. Hoover]

    {Begin deleted text}neither will I despair, for out of the desolation of this abiding night, he has power to bring rays of living light. Out of this ugly sin blotched me, He will a soul of beauty shape that shall not fade. Oh! ye dark clouds of my soul.{End deleted text} I fear Thee not for in the cradle of His love I rest ...

    • Contributor: Kaul, Frederick W., and L. A. Rollins - Rollins, L. A. - Hoover, S. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Page 9 of [S. G. Hoover]

    all failed, is set forth in the example of the baby. How many times does he fall and so fails, while learning to walk and stand. But his courage survives each failure. Down he goes and up he comes for another {Begin deleted text}tyr{End deleted text} try , bumped, hurt, but still undaunted. Defeat means nothing to him. He means to win. Such persistence ...

    • Contributor: Kaul, Frederick W., and L. A. Rollins - Rollins, L. A. - Hoover, S. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-01
  • Page 10 of [S. G. Hoover]

    sig of intoxication. Such behavior is disgusting in the eyes of all descent people. Failure has slain her thousands, success, her tens of thousands. Now an example of how successful man should set; When Admiral Dewey corked the Spanish fleets in Manila Bay, and sank some of her great ships, his men were cheering his success; but his true greatness was expressed in his ...

    • Contributor: Kaul, Frederick W., and L. A. Rollins - Rollins, L. A. - Hoover, S. G.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-11-01