Black Gold, Volume 3, Number 1, 1976 Page: 6
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"After everybody moved in, the government
families a pair of mules and a wagon for us to
posts for fencing in our land. Now, we didn't
the first few years, but gradually as we began
started to making larger gardens each year."
bought each of us
cut and haul our
do much farming
to clear land, we
"In order to work better, the eleven men formed a club,
called the Eleven-Hundred Club. The purpose of this club was to
get men together to map things out: anything that would be in
the interest of all families. Sometimes the supervisors would
try to put policies over on us that we didn't like. In order to
combat this, the members would call a meeting at the community
center where the government supervisors met and tell him of our
decision on a particular matter. This community center is lo-
cated eighteen miles northeast of Carthage on the old 59 highway.
. . . . .. . a: ..
Mr. Walton stands at the boundary line of his one hundred
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Panola College. Dept. of Communications. Black Gold, Volume 3, Number 1, 1976, periodical, 1976; Carthage, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth151414/m1/8/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Panola College.