Bohanik, Mr and Mrs O L

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Mr. and Mrs. Bohanik have retired to a home on the Colorado River, near Goldthwaite, Texas. They discuss their ancestral home and the demographic and agricultural changes of the Big Valley community.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Bohanik

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Location: Mills County, Texas

Interviewer: Charles H. Bell

Length: 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Discusses Colorado River floods, 1920s, Mentions Adair settlement, water supply, and Adair house architecture, Refers to childhood and land use, Cisterns noted, Live oaks observed, Mrs. Bohanik names grandparents, Henry Thomas Adair and Nancy Adair, Repeats report of replacement of families by pecans, Lists valley settlers, Describes Big Valley community, Mills County origin given, Lumber hauling from Round Rock noted, Comparison of houses made, Garden mentioned

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

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