Robbie Walters Craig, Oral History

Title

Robbie Walters Craig, Oral History

Files

Streaming Media

Date

2019-10-23

Description

This is a video recording of an oral history interview with Robbie Walters Craig. It was conducted October 23, 2019. The interviewer is Louise Skinner. The videographer is Sandy Bond.

This interview focuses on Robbie Walters Craig’s memories of growing up in Paris, Texas.

Robbie Walters Craig was born in 1936 to Ralph Lee and Elizabeth Lucille Hayes Walters. She grew up in Paris, Texas, where she attended Graham School, Paris High School, and graduated from Paris Junior College. Craig worked a variety of jobs, starting with Homer Walter’s Grocery Store in Paris. Throughout her life, Craig also worked for Southern Paper Box, First Federal Savings and Loan, Gulf States United Telephone Company, Security State Bank in Commerce, E-Systems in Greenville, and several antique stores. Craig also owned and operated her own dress shop in Paris, Texas.

In 1936, she married Charles Thomas Craig. The couple lived in Gough, Texas where they also ran a farm.

Type

Moving Image

Format

mp4

Language

eng

Department

Special Collections and University Archives

Identifier

2008-032_OH_01273_interview

Robbie Walters Craig, Oral History

Subject

Paris (Tex.); Delta County (Tex.); Oral histories;


Keywords

Delta County Oral History Project

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