Larson, Ole T 1972-03-21
Ole Larson, early Hereford citizen, discusses his family history and life as a farmer in Deaf Smith County.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Ole T. Larson
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: March 21, 1972
Location: Hereford, Texas
Interviewer: Fred Carpenter
Length: 20 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Family background discussed,
Emigration from Norway (1867),
Move to Texas with American-Canadian Land Company (1908),
Experiences farming and ranching (1919-25),
Farming success in 1926 explained,
Tractor purchase recalled,
Anecdotes about prairie fires and dust storms,
Incident involving a school lunch.
Tape 1, Side 2: Blank
Range Dates: 1867-1930s
Bulk Dates: 1908-1930s
Original Recording Format:
Recording Format Notes:
Thank you for your interest in this oral history interview. Our oral history collection is available to patrons in the Southwest Collection's Reading Room, located on the campus of Texas Tech University. For reading room hours, visit our website. Please contact Reference Staff at least one week prior to your visit to ensure the oral history you are interested in will be available. Due to copyright issues, duplications of our oral histories can only be made for family members. If an oral history transcript has been made available online, the link will be provided on this page. More information on accessing our oral histories is located here. Preferred citation style can be found here.