Eubank, Bransford 1983-07-07

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Bransford Eubank relates his knowledge of archaeology, the history of his land, and his experiences in foreign missions.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bransford Eubank

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Date: July 7, 1983

Location: Cross Cut, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Father, Lease of Fiske family land, Purchase of land, History of property, Anecdote: Edwin B. McReynolds killed by Indians, Squatters, Geologic structure, Archaeological finds, Different mineral types, Archeological field school, 1968, Training young archaeologists, Military roads through Central Texas

Tape 1, Side 2: Military roads (continued), Cattle, Grazing and camping areas, Hoover Mountains, Water Creek, 1787 expedition through Guadalupe Pass, Origins of the name Isidro, Article: "When Thieves Fall Out", Anecdote: buried money in Cross Creek area

Tape 2, Side 1: Byrds' community and story, Eubank, Education, Wife, Boxer Rebellion, Missionary work, Peking, China, Dairying, Education (again), Sonny Eubank, Education, Background, Anecdote: Adolph Fabis

Tape 2, Side 2: Hebrew, Mormonism, Anecdote: Nester Clay, Mormonism (again), Robert Howard, Eubank (again), Experiences in China, Anecdote: Reference to Will Rogers, Experiences in Africa, Working Mexicans, Mesquite trees, Problems, Treatment, Beans

Range Dates: 1860-1983

Bulk Dates: 1940-c. 1970

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