Jane H. Bright


John R. Moore

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Lifelong resident of Big Bend area.

Summary of Interview

Part of Big Bend Park Oral History Project; biographical data including service in Women's Air Service Project (WASPs) and Women Army Corps during World War II and years as school teacher; her perspective on family life and hardships in Big Bend area during the Depression; death of father during Spanish influenza epidemic, 1919-20; mother's life in Big Bend area during Mexican Revolution; Depression-era purchase and slaughter of family's cattle by U.S. government; social segregation of area's Anglo and Hispanic communities; detailed description of parent's cow-camp residence in Rosillos Mts.

Date of Interview


Length of Interview

1 hour and 10 minutes

Tape Number

No. 849

Transcript Number

No. 849

Length of Transcript

36 pages

Interview Number

No. 849

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