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C. E. Ross and other former Brownfield mayors and councilmen relate aspects of Brownfield’s history.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Former Brownfield Mayors and Councilmen

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: October 29, 1972

Location: Brownfield, Texas

Interviewer: Beth Garren

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Introductions made, C. E. Ross recalls his term as mayor, 1964-1968, Purchase of old post office cited, Eunice Jones remembers his work as city manager, Kenneth Purtell cites his experience as councilman, 1964-1968, W. G. McDonald discusses his terms from 1947-1949, Virgil Travis' terms, 1953-1957, Sam Murphy, long-time Brownfield resident, relates his experiences, M. J. Craig discusses city business covering 18 years, Street problems mentioned, Comments from present mayor and councilmen

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1947-1968

Bulk Dates: 1947-1968

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