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Mrs. Foster talks about her early life in West Texas, especially in Sterling City, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Rufus Foster

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: March 9, 1978

Location: Sterling City, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Lubbock, Texas, area (1905), C. C. Reynolds, Les Reynolds, Land in Lubbock (1901), Location, Shallowater, Texas, Moved to ranch, School, Mahoney family, Mercy Academy, Stanton, Texas, Sterling County, Texas (1910), Cedar Hill Ranch, Oil, Rufus Foster, Graduated (1913), Taught school, Sterling Creek, Texas, Marriage, Ranch, South of Sterling City, Texas, Sheep (1918), Goats, Water supply, Garden, Railroad (1910), First car (c. 1908), Father bought first car (c. 1912), Early Sterling City, Entertainment, Outings to bridge and hill, Tent show

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1901-1918

Bulk Dates: 1901-1918

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