Debler, Mrs Pearl 1959-09-12

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Mrs. Debler, daughter of Lubbock pioneer George W. Singer and the first white child born in the county, tells of her early life on the Plains.

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Interviewee Name: Mrs. Pearl (Singer) Debler

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Date: September 12, 1959

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Seymour V. Connor

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Mrs. Debler was first child born in Lubbock County (9), Trips made to Estacado by the Singers (18), Date of the Singer's arrival in Texas (63), Mr. Singer was a school teacher (79), Singer was a boy during the Civil War but never served (100), Singer's family history mentioned (114), Underhill family mentioned (142), Singer was a homesteader near Lubbock (164), Arrival of the Singers at Cox's settlement (175), Singer's first store was in a tent (199), Various homes of the Singer family (269), Idea for founding a town (298), Monterey mentioned (333), Singer agrees to move his store to North Lubbock (359), Singer bought lots in Lubbock (375), Singers left Lubbock in 1896 (392), Mrs. Debler attended school in the jail (452), Church services (491)

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

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