Cone, Fern 1979-02-16

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Fern Cone reminisces about early Lubbock.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Fern Cone

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Date: February 16, 1979

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Trains, Plainview, Texas (1907), Lubbock, Texas, Grandfather, Mr. Barrett, Lubbock, Water wells, Stores, Livestock, Food, Winter, Summer, Cattle drives, Father, C. E. Parks, Kansas, Nebraska, Real estate, Judge Smith, Sherman, Texas, Judge Long, Paris, Texas, San Augustine County School, Acuff, Texas, Land development, Irrigation well (1912), Cotton, Father, Mayor of Lubbock, Grain business, Sudan grass, Railroad (1909), Liberty bonds, Schools, Format, Teachers, Streets, Brick, Trees, Medical facilities, Texas Tech University, Boarders, Buildings, Celebration, Flu epidemic, Weather

Tape 1, Side 2: Sand storms, Ranches, Spade Ranch, Entertainment, Christmas, Harley Sadler, Circus, Lyric theater, Rodeos, Picnics, Molly Bailey

Range Dates: 1907-1979

Bulk Dates: 1907-1912

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