Oral History Project

Interview with Jacque Hargus

Family Background

-Who were your parents brothers and sisters? There was alot!! 13. emma, taster, gene, ronnie, sharron, and many more.

-When and where were you born? - Omaha,Nebraska in 1953

Childhood and Home Life

How did you celebrate Holidays, Bithdays, and other speacial events? What were your favorite holiday memories? -Opened presents on christmas eve, Always had easter egg hunts, always had a big meal for thanksgiving and other traditions that carry on for years.


Describe the games you played as a child. - Rummy,twister,Raji, but mostly rode horses.


What kind of medicine did you take when you were sick? -Tylonal,advil mostly.

Married And Adult Life

How did you meet your spouse? - He was a cop and someone introduced him to her.


When and where were you married? In Camp Verde,Arizona in 1971

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What were your thoughts when your first child was born? - awh he is so little.

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What are the most special events that have occured in your life? - two children being born and 5 grandchildren.

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Have you ever been involved in an accident, fire, flood, etc.? - Jacque got into a little car accident and got rear ended twice.

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What is your life's most important achievement? -Jacque's most important achievement would be being a Christian because she is struggling to get there.

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What is the most valuable advice you learn from your elders? - The most valuable advice Jacque learned from her elders is do finish the job you start.

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World Events

Did you or any family members serve in any wars? What stories did they share about their war experiences? - My grandpa Marvin served in the navy, my other grandpa chuck served in the Vietnam war, and my Great Aunt Suzan was also in the navy. I have heard several story's about it and they have all said it is a lot of work, but it is also fun! They said they learned lots of experiences and will never regret any of it for the rest of their lives.