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D: June 29, 1973, my name was spelled Tucker
T: My name was Pearl Tucker
And we lived in Tennessee.
D: When were you born?
T: In January 14, 1893 and that's where we lived and.father worked in the
mines, and we were married for a number of years until I got o and
then, my father decided to move away from the state so we went to
a place in Columbia. It was not too far away about twenty-five miles.
D: So the place you were born was about twenty-five miles from where
you grew up.
D: So and did your father work in the mines?
T: Yes, uh,huh, for some
T: He did. For as I said, I don't know how many years, but
It's been quite awhile. Of course, I was born there, but I was big
T: enough to understand when we moved away so I wasn't
just a little girl.
D: Were you in school then when they moved?
D: Was that a one room school?
T: Just about.
D: A one room Two-room.
T: That's right^so carried my dinner in
D: You did?
T: And then, we had recreation outside and
D: You liked that?
T: We'd swing the^bis. The bigger
D: You liked that.
T: So I'd just get in swing
D: How many children were in your family?
a bucket and
be swinging up in the
girls liked to swing the little ones.
T: In my family, there was nine
T: There was just two girls and seven boys.
D: Two girls and seven boys.
D: Where were you in the family?
T: I was the third.
D: Out of.
T: A boy and a girl
D: Are any of your brothers and sisters living now?
T: Just one.
D: Just the one that lives here?
Ben's someone else.
D: Claude-^that's your brother, and he lived here in Alachua County? T: Um,hum.
the only who's still living then, of your family?
D: That's not very many. Uh, how long did you go to school? Was it
Columbia? Was that the name of the city? Columbia County?
T: Well, I didn't go there. I mean Holy
It was^just some time thathappened to be for some occasion
I didn't know all those, but I didn't until after we left
Columbia and went this place down there where the coal mines was.
D: What was the name of that?
City or little city or vill age or hat?
T: It's a little city.
T: It's right And that with a when we ent to Columbia
and then we moved on down ten miles to a place called
D: Is that where the mines were then?
T: My father was manager of them and then, we walked three miles to go
D: I see. Hum, hum. How many years did you go to school then? Did you
go through high school?
T: Yes, we went through that high school.
D: Hum, hum. How many were there in your graduating class?
T: I don't know that right now.
D: Do y7" remember the year that you finished school?
T: uh, around '93 up to 14. I was about fourteen.
D: Well, that's interesting. Yeah.
T: That was the last of that you know.
D: Then, what did you do?
T: Well, then we moved to another little town. Well, I say a little
town. It was a large town named Dixon.
Was it close by?
T: Yes, pretty close, and that'sthere I met the rest of my family.
D: I see. So you finished school there.
Did you have relatives there,too? Or in Dixon.
T: No. Just the ones that was about twenty-five miles away.
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