David Nabors, Oral History

Title

David Nabors, Oral History

Files

Streaming Media

Date

2019-11-05

Description

This is a video recording of an oral history interview with David Nabors. It was conducted November 5, 2019. The interviewer is Marcia Lair.

This interview focuses on David Nabors' memories of growing up in Delta County, Texas and his knowledge of Delta County history.

David Nabors was born in 1946 and grew up in Lake Creek, Texas. He shares his knowledge of the history of Delta County, Texas, including information about Cooper Lake, cotton farming, local businesses, and development of roads and electricity in rural areas.

Nabors married Sharon Smart in September 1965 and was drafted into the Navy a few days later. He reported for duty in January 1966. Nabors was trained in communication equipment repair but a bone tumor in his knee kept him from going to Vietnam. He attended East Texas State University on the G.I. Bill and took classes with football players Harvey Martin and Dwight White.

Type

Moving Image

Format

mp4

Language

eng

Department

Special Collections and University Archives

Identifier

2008-032_OH_01265_interview

David Nabors, Oral History

Subject

Delta County (Tex.); Lake Creek (Tex.); Cooper Lake (Tex.); Cotton growing; Rural electrification; United States. Navy; East Texas State University; Oral histories;


Keywords

ETSU; TAMUC; Texas A&M University-Commerce; Delta County Oral History Project

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