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{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
...decorate the church.

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay. Which church are you now attending?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
? United Methodist Church

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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Are you married?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Yes.

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Your husband's name?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
George Harris.

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay. Do you have any children?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
5

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Their names?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
? Raymond ? ? and Charlene.

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Do your children live nearby?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Yes.

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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay. Did your family do any farming?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Yeah they worked on the farm.

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
For whom?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
I forgot the name of the farm.

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay. What type of crops did they...

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Raised tobacco.

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay. Do you know anything else?

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{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Oh no, I didn't know that.

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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
You didn't know that.
What was your first job?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Uh cleaning [?] for [?].

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Where's that at?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
On ?

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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
How old were you?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
?

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Did you start working as a means to supplement the family income or just to earn some extra money for yourself?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
To earn some extra money for myself.

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{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay. What other types of jobs have you had?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
Mostly cleaning and the last one was shucking clams down at [?].

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay. How old were you when you started shucking clams?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
33

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
33? So I remember you said you learned about shucking clams from your niece, was it?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
No,in-law.

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
In-law.

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
My husband's second cousin.

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay. What exactly had you heard about shucking clams before starting there?

{SPEAKER name="Doris Harris"}
I hadn't heard too much You can make some fast money. That's almost I heard.

{SPEAKER name="Shelia Montague Parker"}
Okay. Who taught you how to shuck clams?



















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I was unable to understand some of the names and places.

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