Memories Of M. J. Bays

Arbuckle Footnotes

Today we have the Indian Pioneer Paper of M.J. Bays. This W.P.A. interview was conducted by field writer Jasper Mead on November 12, 1937.

Father was Joseph Bays, born in Missouri. Mother was Mary Hicks, also born in Missouri. Father died at age 84 and mother died at age 82.

I was born in the State of Texas, November 19, 1882, fifty-five years ago.

I came to the Indian Territory when I was 13 years old.


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