Anburn, Foster 1972-01-00

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Foster Anburn, then a deputy sheriff in Floydada, describes his life in that West Texas community. This tape was made by the Floydada Junior Historians.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Foster Anburn

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Date: January 1972

Location: Floydada, Texas

Interviewer: Nanette Burk (NOTE: Tape made by Floydada Junior Historians and copied by Southwest Collection on October 28, 1973.)

Length: 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Moved to Floyd County in 1907, School in Floydada remembered, Parents had to buy books, school lasted only five months, Discusses memories of World War I and World War II, Early Floydada life described, Recalls fire in Floydada, Depression experiences recounted, Lists old businesses in Floydada, Currently holds position of deputy sheriff of Floydada, Childhood depicted, Gives advice for living

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1907-1972

Bulk Dates: 1907-1972

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