SEGMENT: CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES, CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, & COLLEGE EDUCATION

Marie South Williams>UIS Collection T-Z>UIS Collection T-Z, Segment 22

SEGMENT: CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES, CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, & COLLEGE EDUCATION,

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CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES
Notes again how strict her grandmother was with her. Grandmother picked her friends. Tells of birthday party custom of giving shiny dimes or nickels. Story of aunt making her a red suit with white buttons. Mentions church programs & ice-cream suppers. Talks of a Halloween prank, boys penned cow on Main St. Story of Frank stealing watermelons.
CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Tells courses taken in high school. Books were second or third hand. At 16 she went to school at Carbondale.
COLLEGE EDUCATION
Mentions scholarship she received to go to school in Carbondale to get teaching certificate. Girls started dating at about 18yrs. Started dating future husband Frank at 19. Went to a friend's house, a hay ride, or a party, or a church event called Endeavor which was like prayer meeting. Traveled by train from Carbondale to DeSoto for $0.25 roundtrip. Story of a good teacher whose boyfriend gave her a pin before the Civil War.