Robert Wright, Oral History

Title

Robert Wright, Oral History

Files

Streaming Media

Date

2019-10-17

Description

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.

Type

Moving Image

Format

mp4

Language

eng

Department

Special Collections and University Archives

Identifier

2008-032_OH_01284_interview

Robert Wright, Oral History

Subject

Delta County (Tex.); Cedar Creek (Tex.); Klondike (Tex.); Oral histories;


Keywords

Delta County Oral History Project

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