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Dr. Tamara Thomas Shares Memories

Updated: Feb 16

Dr. Tamara Thomas Shares Memories


Listening to Learn:

Dr. Tamara Thomas is a community volunteer, Board Member for Douglass Visions Committee (DVC), and Chiropractor at Chiro Life. In her interview, Dr. Thomas talks about her transition to Plano, growing up in a large family, and the influence of the church. This exhibit is a casual interview about her life growing up and the transitions in the historic Douglass Community over time.


Exhibit Activities & Discussions:

  1. Where did Dr. Thomas live before she came to Plano?

  2. What is her grandmother's name?

  3. What was her relationship with her grandfather?

  4. What were some of the games she played when she was younger?

  5. What sports and activities did she participate in throughout her school years?

  6. What was her first job and how long did she work there?

  7. How was social life in school?

  8. What are some of the family traditions celebrated in her home and community?

  9. What are some of the ways your family celebrates holidays and birthdays?

  10. What are some of the holidays that all family members would come together?

  11. What are some of the heirlooms that have been passed down each celebration?

  12. What was the name of her grandmother and how did she get her name?

  13. What was the role of the church in her family's life?

  14. What are some of the roles and "hats" that Dr. Thomas wears?

  15. What lessons did Dr. Thomas learn through her grandparents that influenced her?





This Exhibit is Sponsored By Douglass Visions Committee


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