Barrier, Eppie 1978-06-28

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Mrs. Barrier clarifies some points brought up in the earlier interview. She gives valuable information concerning the sheep raising industry on the South Plains and the practices involved in sheep culture and commercial wool-gathering.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Eppie Barrier

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: June 28, 1978

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Genealogy, Research, Eppie Edsell Barrier, Born (June 23, 1903), Edsell ranch, H. V. Edsell, Married (1899), Laurie Earhart, History of old Lubbock, Texas, Yellowhouse Canyon, Yellowhouse Lake, Wells (1911), American Indians, Comanches, Pueblos, Coronado (1541), Buffalo bones, Buffalo hunters, Battles, "Home on the Range", Views of Llano Estacado, Settlers (1880), Lubbock County, Texas, Zachery T. Williams, Hank Smith, IOA ranch (1884), Cattle thieves (1885-86), Texas becomes state (1845), Thomas F. Lubbock, Lubbock established, W. D. Crump, Frank Wheelock, W. E. Rayner

Tape 1, Side 2: North Lubbock, Texas, Monterey, Texas, Consolidation (December 19, 1880), New Lubbock, Texas (1891), Bacons, Penneys, Dr. M. C. Overton (1891), First car (1908), Hospital (1913), Freighters, Train, Lubbock (1909), Stores, Schools, Mrs. White, first teacher (1893), Badger Lake (1903), Vaughn school (1912), Idalou, Texas (1912), New Deal school (1935), Lubbock schools, Jail, First building (1892), Teachers, Adelle Watson, Churches, Jail, Courthouse, Methodist, Baptist, Church of Christ (1908), Revivals, Baptists (1901), Christmas, Celebration, Blacksmith's shop, Gifts, Trees, Marriages, Travel, Wagons, Livestock, Flower cuttings

Tape 2, Side 1: Whips, Homes, Wagons, Dugouts, Frame houses, Adobe, Lumber, Cooking, Dutch oven, Cowboy steak, Dishes, Animals, Prairie Dogs, Foxes, Antelopes, Birds, Rabbits, Vegetation, Mesquite trees, Honey Plant jelly, Mirages, Fences, Drift fence, Brands, Upkeep, Dropgap, Blizzards, Cowboys, Greetings, Hunkering, Equipment, Songs, Roundups, Harvest, Slaughter, Suppers, Box suppers

Tape 2, Side 2: Suppers (continued), Pie suppers, Picnics, Stew, Games, Baseball, Gunnysack races, Horse races, Christmas, Decorations, Candy, Programs, Quilting bees, Taffy pulls, Roping contests, Wellhouse, Hog butchering, Meats, Lunches, School lunches, Crops, Feed, Fuel, Meat, Pork, Chicken, Ranch life (1900s), Trees, Holocare Nursery, Orchards, Hunting, Thanksgiving, Turkeys, Food

Tape 3, Side 1: Thanksgiving (continued), Grace, Rancher's problems, Blizzards, Loco weed, Wild onions, Snakes, Spiders, Vermin, Insects, Egg shampoo, Sleds, Sandstorms, Dinner during storms, Sand devils, Corn, Prairie fires, Beating fires, Fire breaks, Lightning, Fire (April, 1908), Cars, Peddlers (1909-1918), Wares, Packaging, Cleaning, Toothbrush (1908), Bathtub (1910), Lye soap, Clothes, Men, Women, Fabrics, Styles, Powder, Movies, Lyric Theatre, Cotton, S. S. Rush family (1900)

Tape 3, Side 2: Gins, Lubbock, Texas (1905), Weather, Prediction, Droughts, Lightning, E. P. Earhart, Earhart Station, Buffalo Bill, Steve Edsell, Father's home, Married (1899), Rooms bought, Lean-to, Expansion (1909), Bathroom (1910), Fuel, Winter, Father, Cook, Humor, Mrs. Barrier, Cooking, Clothes, Handmade, Patterns, Materials, Boots, Livestock, Sheep, Cattle (1903), Herefords (1906)

Range Dates: 1541-1935

Bulk Dates: 1891-1935

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