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

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  • Page 1 of [Mrs. A. S. Eager]

    • Contributor: Larson, Cecile - Eager, Mrs. A. S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-10-05
  • Page 2 of [Mrs. A. S. Eager]

    • Contributor: Larson, Cecile - Eager, Mrs. A. S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-10-05
  • Page 3 of [Mrs. A. S. Eager]

    FORM C Text of Interview (Unedited) After my mother died father took we 5 little girls on a boat to Quincy, Illinois. We lived there for a few years and father re-married. Then we came to Omaha for a year then to Saunders county and later to Lancaster county. We lived in a sod dugout in Saunders county, finally father built a log house. ...

    • Contributor: Larson, Cecile - Eager, Mrs. A. S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-10-05
  • Page 4 of [Mrs. A. S. Eager]

    husband had sold some cattle, oxen and etc. and had $300 on the clock shelf so I asked him for ten dollars to give to the minister. He said, no, I should give the minister some apples and garden produce but I still felt I must give him money. {Begin deleted text}[???]{End deleted text} The next day my husband went to town to buy ...

    • Contributor: Larson, Cecile - Eager, Mrs. A. S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-10-05
  • Page 5 of [Mrs. A. S. Eager]

    We had a beautiful mare and had been offered $250 for her. I had driven her to Broken Bow and back without trouble. But she would sometimes balk, especially if you used a whip on her. My husband hitched her with an old horse onto a wagon load of corn and hit her with the whip. She reared up and put her feet on ...

    • Contributor: Larson, Cecile - Eager, Mrs. A. S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-10-05
  • Page 6 of [Mrs. A. S. Eager]

    Just look, such expression in each pretty eye; The sad look, you cannot rub it off if you try, They ears so outstanding, the Lord only knows (nose) The collar so fitting, and those cunning toes All make up this dog that I'm sure will prove true And be always a friend thats loyal to you. But why ramble on, with knowledge so Meagre, ...

    • Contributor: Larson, Cecile - Eager, Mrs. A. S.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1938-10-05