Carson, Lewis, Fricke and Kirchville 1969-07-19

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Maxine Blankenship, former board member of the Texas Historical Commission, investigates the early history of Ozona and Fredericksburg, Texas with four early settlers.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Carson

Additional Parties Recorded: Miss Lewis, Mrs. Fricke and Mrs. Kirchville

Date: July 19, 1969

Location: Ozona, Texas and Fredericksburg, Texas

Interviewer: Maxine Blankenship

Length: 2 hours


Tape 1, Side 1: Ozona, Texas, Discussion of photographs, Windmills (Beloit), Toys, Doll buggies, Train, Families, Background in Ozona, Judge Davidson, Fashions, Decorations, Wedding celebration, Honeymoon, High school graduation, Discussion of various ranches, Saddle House, Happy Hollow, Dr. A. W. Clayton, Old trails, Indian incidents, Howard Spring history, Massacre in 1872, Fort Lancaster, Housing

Tape 1, Side 2: Ozona, Texas - continued, Ranch life, Hidden Spring, Fredericksburg, Texas, Kordzik family, Furniture, Martin family relation, Old churches, Pioneer Museum tour, Sunday houses, Local wine, Housing renovations, Furnishings, German influences

Tape 2, Side 1: Fredericksburg, Texas - continued, Restored and inherited furniture discussed, Met first husband, Oldest daughter born in Philippines, Salt Lake City, Sight seeing, Old houses, Churches, Court house, Second completed in 1884, Grandmother Martin, First white child born in Fredericksburg, Pioneer Museum, Fabric, Pattern books, Old doors, Pecans, Restored room, Touring again, House (1848), House (1964), Eberle - wine maker, House, Original features and furnishings, Crocheted rugs, Quilt, Craddle, Gunpowder

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1848-1969

Bulk Dates: Mid-late 1800s

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