Charlotte Hopson Oral History

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Title

Charlotte Hopson Oral History

Subject

Oral History remembering the T&P Railway Company from the mid-1940s through the mid-1960s.

Description

Videotaped oral history interview with Charlotte Hollis Hopson. As the youngest of three children of Jessie Bingham Hollis and Hugh D. Hollis, mechanical engineer for the T&P Railway, Charlotte recalls the railway's steam age during World War II, while she and her family lived in Marshall, TX and Dallas, TX.

The video attached to this record is an excerpt. The entire interview is available on the Archives' YouTube channel.

Creator

Cody Bell, videographer

Publisher

Julia Bell

Date

Sunday 18 December 2016

Format

MPG4

Language

English

Type

Oral history

Coverage

T&P Railway Company's Steam Engine period from the mid-1940s through the mid-1960s.

Abstract

Charlotte Hollis Hopson discusses the memories she has of her father, H.D. Hollis, a mechanical engineer for the T&P Railway Co., during his work in Marshall, Texas, Dallas, Texas, and St. Louis, Missouri, and her personal experiences with the T&P Railway Co.

Date Available

Friday 23 December 2016

Date Created

Thursday 22 December 2016

Date Issued

23 December 2016

Date Modified

21-22 December 2016

Date Valid

Mid-1940s through the mid-1960s

Access Rights

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License

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Has Format

Digital video tape

Has Version

T&P Railway Company Digital Archives YouTube Channel https://youtu.be/Ef_R5VBoXVo

Is Format Of

HDV Sony Mini-DV tape

Extent

Thirty-eight minutes and twenty seconds

Medium

Digital HD Video Tape

Accrual Method

The digital surrogates are donations and permanent additions to the archives without financial payment.

Audience

Individuals with an interest in railroad history; former employees and family members of the Texas & Pacific Railway Company and Missouri Pacific Railroad; geographers; historians of the Industrial, Progressive, Great Depression through WWII, and modern eras.

Audience Education Level

Historian, researcher, mechanical engineer; novice to expert; 5th grade - adult

Provenance

Interview conducted at Mrs. Hopson's home on Sunday 18 December 2016 by Julia Bell with Cody Bell videotaping the interview.

Rights Holder

Julia Bell

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Julia Bell

Interviewee

Charlotte Annette Hollis Hopson

Location

Mrs. Hopson's home

Transcription

Separate PDF file

Original Format

Sony MiniDV tape

Duration

Thirty-eight minutes and twenty seconds

Files

Charlotte Hollis Hopson Oral History Clip for Archives.mp4
2016.008-015.OH.CharlotteHopson.12.18.pdf

Citation

Cody Bell, videographer, “Charlotte Hopson Oral History,” Texas and Pacific Railway Company Digital Archives, accessed August 15, 2018, https://tnpryco.omeka.net/items/show/40.

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