Birchfield, Mrs Bob, Mrs Gettie Baten, and Mrs Frankie Ridgeway 1975-10-23

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Mrs. Bob Birchfield, Mrs. Gettie Baten, and Mrs. Frankie Ridgeway reminisce about the Kerr family.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Bob Birchfield, Mrs. Gettie Baten, and Mrs. Frankie Ridgeway

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: October 23, 1975

Location: Hereford, Texas

Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter

Length: 35 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Mrs. Bob Birchfield, Personal history, Judge and Mrs. Charles Franklin Kerr, parents, Terrell, Kaufman County, Texas (1889), Father, Teaching, Hale County, Texas, Plainview, Texas, Center Plains, Texas, County Judge, Castro County, Texas, Merchant, Will S. Kerr, brother, Lila Lee Ireland Kerr, mother, Family, Governor John Ireland, Edgar and Elmer Ireland, Hereford, Texas (1927-1948), Plainview, Texas, (1948-1950), Dimmitt, Texas, School system, Millicent Griffith, superintendent, Childhood memories, Automobiles, Maxwell, License plates, Carbide lights, Dimmitt, Texas, Real estate business, Dolly Whitaker, Clarence "Bum" Shepherd, UFO sighting (1915), Airplane, "Birth of a Nation" promotion, Radio, Television, Graphophone, Summer chautauquas, Tent shows, Cow chip fuel, Brownwood, Texas, Daniel Baker Music Collection, Identification of people in photographs.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1915-1975

Bulk Dates: 1915-1975

Access Information

Original Recording Format: reel to reel audio tape

Recording Format Notes: digitized Summer 2017


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