Cusenbary, Street, Harbison, and Morrison 1969

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Dan Cusenbary, Mrs. Street, Mrs. Harbison and Mrs. Morrison recall their family backgrounds and various aspects of the history of Graham, Texas, which was named after Mrs. Street’s father, E. S. Graham.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dan Cusenbary, Mrs. H. B. Street, Mrs. S. B. Harbison, and Mrs. A. A. Morrison

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Date: 1969

Location: Graham, Texas

Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter

Length: 1 hour, 35 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Dan Cusenbary: Parents moved to Young County, 1876, Childhood and education, Dallas around 1900 recalled, Held county offices and worked around the courthouse, 1910-1968, Early Graham, Salt works and Fort Belknap, Establishment of Graham, Early businesses, Oil boom - 1920s, Mrs. H. B. Street (daughter of E. S. Graham), E. S. Graham family, Establishment of Graham, Mrs. Street's childhood and education, Graham family and early Graham

Tape 1, Side 2: Mrs. S. B. Harbison and her mother, Mrs. A. A. Morrison, Morrison family moved to Graham, 1880s, John E. Morrison Co. - general merchandise store, Morrison business divided, 1930s, Early Graham-Morrison home and water, Photographs of family, friends, and Graham discussed, Morrison family background

Range Dates: 1876-1969

Bulk Dates: 1900-1968

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