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DARE Interview: Campbellton, Florida; Primary Informant FL018

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Informant Data:FL018: White; female; age: 69 (old); education: college; community type: ruralMedia File:Full Interview (Tape 0253-S1).Content:00:25 Not clear whether town was named for Campbell or Camp Bell; story of iron fence around a woman's grave that has been locked for 140 years or so04:20 Uncle who was in U.S. Civil War, broke off an engagement because of his drinking06:50 School where she was the first woman to teach successfully . Basketball and poverty11:25 Man waiting with a gun to shoot the bus driver, encounters with moonshine14:40 Case of pints and rooster for Christmas, smuggling moonshine. Children missed her when she left18:30 Cigar-smoking boy, another school which had run off seven teachers in one year22:45 Her family ran the post office for 75 years, but she turned it down when offered26:30 Family lived in area for quite a long time; mother not permitted by grandfather to take an office job30:25 Grandmother coping with loss of slaves and money after U.S. Civil War32:00 Tape end

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