Boren, Walter 1980-01-23

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Walter Boren talks about oil drilling and ranching in West Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Walter Boren

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Date: January 23, 1980

Location: Post, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Oil drilling (1927), Waddell Ranch, Mules, Water supply, Gulf Oil Company, Surveyors, Oil booms, Town growth, Automobiles, Popular brands, Driving, Comanche Springs, McCamey, Texas, Crane, Texas, Cattle, Raising, Sandhills region, Breeds, Estes family, Drought (1918), Southwest wind, Cattle diseases, Surveyors' equipment

Tape 1, Side 2: General stores, Post office, Street cars, Steam engines, Oil prices, C. W. Post, Appearance

Range Dates: 1918-1980

Bulk Dates: 1918-1980

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