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Interview with Beth Dixon Baker Hildreth as part of the Nash County Cultural Center Oral History Project. Hildreth discusses growing up in the Spring Hope community. She says her parents added onto their large house; rented out rooms to several teachers. She mentions her father had a store and trucking line, but lost them during the Great Depression. Says her mother was a school teacher who enjoyed playing bridge. Hildreth names a few of the teachers who stayed in her parent’s house, and tells a story about getting caught skipping school. She reminisces on meeting her husband, an Air Force pilot; reflects on living at bases around the world. She speaks about feeling a lack of support while her husband was fighting in the Vietnam War. Hildreth discusses the expectations placed on the wife of a base commander. She talks about returning to Spring Hope after being away for decades.

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