Oral history 00185
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0:00 - Introduction and Cole's background.
4:18 - How Cole raised his children.
7:15 - The changes to the Rio Grande Valley Cole has seen.
9:13 - How Cole feels about Mexico and whether or not he visits.
18:45 - Cole's daughters.
21:15 - Cole's grandchildren.
23:17 - Religion.
24:32 - Smoking.
33:00 - How Cole feels about work/working.
34:40 - Education.
37:30 - Sports.
38:28 - Cole's feelings about World War II and war in general.
42:51 - Cole's feelings about television.
44:00 - When the Coles got married and how old they were.
44:58 - Harry and his wife's age difference, and whether or not they would allow their daughter to marry someone that much older.
48:00 - Divorce.
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Interview conducted in 1987 by Marilyn Nowak. Digital transfer completed on 22 October 2013 from the original analog cassette tape.
Rio Grande Valley Oral Histories Collection; Harry Cole, 1987. ELIBR-0027. University Library, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX. Accessed via https://scholarworks.utrgv.edu/rgvoralhistories/80