Boren, Walter 1978-02-02

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Walter Boren talks about his father’s work as a teamster in West Texas and life in early Post, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Walter Boren

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Date: February 2, 1978

Location: Post, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 1 hour, 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: George Boren, Teamed in West Texas, Tent living, Circumstances surrounding job, Anecdote about antelope, O. S. Ranch, Water, Cattle, Jim Bridges, Moved to area (1857), Mother and father, Married (1899), Cattle, Canyon, Texas

Tape 1, Side 2: Meeting girls, House, Born in Jones County, Texas (September 1900), Trip to town, Mail service, Fluvanna, Texas, Post, Texas, started (1907), C. W. Post, Moved to level ground, Postal job, County officers, County judge, School, Church, School (1908), Teachers, Ranch, Water well

Tape 2, Side 1: Water well (continued), Garden, Medial care, First doctor (c. 1909-1910), Dr. Ponten (1913), Opened hospital, Roads , Railroad (1911), Grandfather's move, Land allotment

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1857-1913

Bulk Dates: 1857-1913

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