Manning, Robert and Mildred (Elam) 1967-08-25

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The Mannings give their recollections of their early days in Texas during the early 1900s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Robert Manning and Mildred (Elam)

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 25, 1967

Location: None Given

Interviewer: Earl Hampton

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family background, Arrival in Texas, Mexican wedding in 1916, Meeting of the Mannings, Steam thresher, Tea cakes, Summer camp meetings, Disease prevention for livestock, Dipping vats for ticks, Acquisition of sheep, Doctors, Automobiles, Gas, Indians, Scalping of Williamson, Hanging of L. Powell in Gatesville, Lightning (?).

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1900-1916

Bulk Dates: Early 1900s

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