Interview with Delaura Henry 1974-01-31


Delaura Henry describes her experiences going to college at Mississippi State University, comparing it to her time at Clark Memorial, a junior college. She describes her struggles academically, and how she was not prepared for the rigor of MSU. She then discusses her current work at the Arts and Crafts Association, where she sells traditional crafts made by community members. She discusses the artists who make the crafts they sell, including basket-makers and dress-makers, and how they price items. Finally, she discusses a role she had in the movie The Trial of Billy Jack, her knowledge of Choctaw dancing, and her aspirations to return to college.