Burke, J K 1995-05-00

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J. K. Burke tells the Lubbock Women’s Club History Roundtable of his experiences on the South Plains as a pioneer. Teaching and the schools of old Estacado are discussed, and animals and crops of the early South Plains are enumerated.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: J. K. Burke

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Date: May 1956

Location: History Roundtable

Interviewer: Delivered to History Roundtable

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Burke tells of coming to plains in 1901 (47), Names of places where Burke and wife taught school (111), School work at Estacado (238), Harry Kelsey and Buck Robinson mentioned (276), Dr. William Hunt mentioned (304), Mrs. Buckner mentioned (348), Mrs. J. G. Post mentioned (358), Brief background of Burke (447), Burke's job as county agent (508), Crops of area named (538), Dr. Karper mentioned (564)

Tape 1, Side 2: Animals and crops of area discussed (600)

Range Dates: 1901-1956

Bulk Dates: 1901-1956

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