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Oral History Interview with Jane Armstrong, August 20, 1987

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Interview with homemaker Jane Armstrong. The interview includes Armstrong's personal experiences about life on the Scott Jacobs Farm in Denton County. Armstrong talks about the purchase of the land by her grandfather, implements and outbuildings found on the farm, oil income and farm improvements during the 1920s and 1930s, rural entertainment and leisure activities, crops and planting, food preservation, in-town shopping, making homebrew and bootlegging activities, schools and churches, cemeteries, epidemics, and folk medicines and remedies.

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146 p. ; 28 cm.

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Renner, Steve & Armstrong, Jane August 20, 1987.

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Affiliated with the UNT Department of History, the Oral History Program records, transcribes, and archives oral history interviews in order to preserve the history of the North Texas region. The program also trains UNT students in the theory and methods of oral history, conducts workshops for members of the larger community, and maintains partnerships with a variety of related institutions and organizations.

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Interview with homemaker Jane Armstrong. The interview includes Armstrong's personal experiences about life on the Scott Jacobs Farm in Denton County. Armstrong talks about the purchase of the land by her grandfather, implements and outbuildings found on the farm, oil income and farm improvements during the 1920s and 1930s, rural entertainment and leisure activities, crops and planting, food preservation, in-town shopping, making homebrew and bootlegging activities, schools and churches, cemeteries, epidemics, and folk medicines and remedies.

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146 p. ; 28 cm.

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UNT Oral Histories

The UNT Oral History Collection in the UNT Digital Library contains a selection of oral history transcripts covering World War II, politics, community activism, desegregation, recollections of life in Texas, and more. Access to these items is restricted to the UNT community.

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  • August 20, 1987

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Renner, Steve & Armstrong, Jane. Oral History Interview with Jane Armstrong, August 20, 1987, book, August 20, 1987; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306890/: accessed January 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Oral History Program.