Autrey, Eddie 1980-01-27

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Eddie Autrey reminisces about life in Thurber, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Eddie Autrey

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Date: January 27, 1980

Location: Midland, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour, 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Drugstore, Great Depression, Western Union, A. H. Newman, Messenger boy, Mingus, Texas, Depot, Granttown break, Italians, Grocery store, Meat market, J. E. Latimer, Fort Worth, Texas, Depression, Ranger, Texas, Oil boom, Texas and Pacific Coal Company, W. K. Gordon, Mines, Stores, Scrip, Medical care, Doctors, Mining, Trains, Schools

Tape 1, Side 2: Cost of living, Ethnic groups, Italians, Poles, Blacks, Mexicans, Funeral anecdote, Economy, Thurber citizens, Customs, Funeral, Wine making, Grapes, Grappa, Coal uses, Brick, Thurber, Texas

Tape 2, Side 1: Snake Saloon, Father, Autreyville, North Carolina, Churches, Bands, Athletic Club, Dances, Lawrence Welk, Lakes

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

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