Interview with Mary Lou Farmer 1973-12-03


Mary Lou Farmer speaks about her family and remembers living on a farm when she was a child. She shares how Christmas was celebrated when she was a child and what church she went to. She discusses funeral customs that older Choctaw would observe, her relationship with her grandmother, and the work that her and her family would do on the farm. Farmer shares what food her family would eat and how they made hominy. She ends the interview by describing her work as a nurse’s aide in the 1930s, the hardships the community faced during the Great Depression, and where she lives currently.