Butz, Karl 1975-09-23

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Mr. Karl Butz describes life in early Fort Stockton, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Karl Butz

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Date: September 23, 1975

Location: Fort Stockton, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 1 hour, 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Life in early Fort Stockton, Texas, Neighbors, Education, Family background, Father, Herman Butz, Grocery business, Cattlemen-Sheepmen feuds, Saloons, School buildings, Pictures of early Fort Stockton, Cars, Comanche Springs, Irrigation, Crops, Cotton industry, Building of Orient Railroad, Organization of Pecos County, Texas, Origin of Fort Stockton, Texas, St. Gall, Buildings and businesses, Windmills

Tape 1, Side 2: Pictures of early Fort Stockton (continued), Hotels, Leon Lake, Fort Stockton businessmen, Hay bailing, Members of Runy family, Hawthorn General Merchandise Store, Later became Runy-Butz, Father, Organizer of first bank, County treasurer, 1912, Attended St. Edward University, Austin, 2 years, Advancement in banking business, Son, Advancement in banking business, Married Edna Bennet, Children, Pictures of early Fort Stockton, Good Roads Association, Fourth of July picnics, Buildings and homes

Tape 2, Side 1: Pictures of early Fort Stockton, Cars and license plates, Dr. Powers, Move to Fort Stockton, Texas, Father's telephone service, Brother and oil business

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1912-1975

Bulk Dates: 1912-1975

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