Martin Family Papers

collection

Martin Family Papers

Campus:
San Diego State University
Library:
Library and Information Access
Subject(s):
Depressions--1929--Texas
Description:
The collection consists of correspondence between members of the Martin family, including Jodie Martin, his sons Alvin and Winston Martin, and Alvin's wife Florence Bunk Martin. Though Alvin and Florence life mostly in Portland, Oregon during the time of the letters, the family is centered in Texas around Ft. Worth and Cleburne. Many letters mention the trials of living during the Great Depression; most family members are unable to find any sort of work and mention this fact repeatedly. Though Alvin is employed by the Citizens Conservation Corps in Pima, Arizona for some time, the family still struggles to support itself.
Dates covered:
1933-1941
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
0.21 linear feet
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Citation Sample:
Identification of item, folder title, box number, Martin Family Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.
Collection policy:
This collection is open for research. The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder.