Carpenter, Lois Bassett 1983-03-25

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Lois Carpenter discusses the experiences of the Bassett family in Terrell and Crosby counties, as well as in New Mexico’s Gila Valley.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Lois Bassett Carpenter

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Date: March 25, 1983

Location: Crosbyton, Texas

Interviewer: Pat Brown

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Father: Julian Marcus Bassett, Naming of Idalou and Lorenzo, To Humphry, Texas, Land trade, To Gila Valley, New Mexico, Ranching operation, post 1920, Lifestyle, House school, Surrounding communities, Anecdote: Attending public schools, Depression, Return to Dryden; Terrell County, Texas, Lifestyle change, Entertainment, Housing, School, Chores, Community house, Anecdote: Betty Bassett's wedding, Finances, Bassett children, Education, Terrell County land, Sale and foreclosure, Lois Bassett Carpenter, Marriages, Son: Richard Lee, Biblical teaching, Gila Valley, Changes, Dryden, Texas, Changes, Purple Sage Motel, Childhood memories, Values learned, Julian Bassett (again), Dryden Ranch (again), Oil development, d: 1947, Mother, Reminiscences

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1920-1983

Bulk Dates: 1920-1940

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