Duggan, Arthur P Jr 1956-08-12

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Arthur Duggan Jr. reminisces the life of his father, Arthur Sr., and his connection with the town of Littlefield.

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Interviewee Name: Arthur P. Duggan, Jr.

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Date: August 12, 1956

Location: Littlefield, Texas

Interviewer: Sylvan Dunn

Length: 1 hour, 35 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Clubs which Arthur Duggan, Sr., belonged to named (9), Development of the country was main aim of A. P. Duggan (23), Travels of A. P. Duggan described (38), Degrees, colleges, and some jobs named (50), Duggan left abstract company in Denton and finally came to Littlefield (60), Reasons for the founding of Littlefield (75), Irrigation discussed (85), Duggan built a house in Littlefield (145), Duggan serving in World War I (172), Attempts to get a railroad through (188), Duggan managed the Yellow House Land Company (211), Compresses discussed (235), Duggan's connection with pressure pumps (265), Settlement of Arizona discussed (280), Reasons for Duggan's running for Senator mentioned (295)

Tape 1, Side 2: Duggan's work in establishing colleges (325), Duggan's opponents in the Senatorial race named (330), Right to move the county seat to Littlefield (357), Duggan was on the Littlefield school board (366), Reasons for Mr. Duggan's success given (376), Mr. Duggan's greatest achievement and satisfaction (418), Background of A. P. Duggan, Sr. (449), A. P. Duggan removed his own tonsils (487), A. P. Duggan's marriage described briefly (560), School board incident mentioned (626), Duggan helped found Littlefield Jr. College (668), Hunted wolves from an automobile (740)

Tape 2, Side 1: Playing forty-two was a pastime (783), Philosophical rules of A. P. Duggan (7), Early cotton production of the area discussed (30), Lands bought by Mrs. Duggan around Littlefield (73), First train came to Littlefield (100), Recreation of the times mentioned (122), Offices held by Mr. Duggan (128), Congressional election discussed (155), Estate of Major Littlefield discussed (173), Political feelings of Mr. Duggan (192), Traveling with Mr. Duggan described (238), Mr. Duggan's honesty mentioned (260)

Tape 2, Side 2: Investments of Mr. Duggan named (270), Ozark Trail discussed (310), Glacier-Gulf Highway mentioned (369), Danger of Prairie fire discussed (380), Background of Littlefield given (449), Mr. Duggan as a "team man" (469), The Air-O-Matic pump could be run by any motor (481)

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