Robert Wright, Oral History

Robert Wright, Oral History

Robert Wright
Marcia Lair


This is a video recording of an oral history interview with Robert Wright. It was conducted October 17, 2019. The interviewer is Marcia Lair.

This interview focuses on Robert Wright’s memories of growing up in Delta County, Texas.

Robert Wright was born in 1941 to Virginia Dawson and Delbert Wright. He grew up in Cedar Creek, Texas. He began his education in a single room school in Cedar Creek until it consolidated with a school in Cooper, Texas. In 1955 his family moved to Klondike, Texas and in 1959 he graduated from West Delta High School. Wright recalls changes in transportation, the industrialization of farming, and local businesses such as Chandler’s Store and Pollard Grocery Store. His spouse is Sue Wicks Wright.


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