Altgelt, Mrs Marian 1982-03-22

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Mrs. Altgelt reminisces about her family and the German community of Comfort, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Marian Altgelt

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Date: March 22, 1982

Location: Houston, Texas

Interviewer: Lydia F. Campbell

Length: 35 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: San Antonio, Texas (1914), Ernest Simpson Altgelt, husband , Marriage (1918), Ernest Hermann Altgelt, grandfather, Comfort, Texas, Founder, Origin of name, Civil War, Emma Murck, wife, Comfort, Texas, Churches, Mercantile stores, Homes, Dr. Ferdinand, Indian raids, Texas (1850), Shortage of women, Waldine Tasch, sculptor, Bust of E. H. Altgelt, Camel experiment

Tape 1, Side 2: German immigration, Homes, Education, Steeves family,

Range Dates: 1850-1980

Bulk Dates: 1914-ca. 1920

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