Fowler, Glenford H 1972-06-00

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Mr. Fowler reminisces about his family’s move from Nebraska to Crosbyton, Texas in 1914.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Glenford H. Fowler

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Date: June 1972

Location: Crosbyton, Texas

Interviewer: Verna Anne Wheeler

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Birth (1900), Arcadia, Nebraska, Family history, Nebraska, Colorado, Visit (1905), School years, One room school house, Father's occupation, Farmer and rancher, Milk deliveries, Ice cream making, Ice house, Ice harvest, Construction of house, School years (again), High school, Transportation, Meals, Anecdote, Grandfather, Crosbyton, Father's visit to Texas (1913), Jim Parker (uncle), Land agents, Train ride to Spur, Texas, Mr. Hayes, mail carrier, Julian Bassett, Move to Texas (1914), Preparations, Livestock sale, Loading the train, Train trip (February 15, 1914), Feed/water livestock, Anecdotes about stowaway, Transfer to Pullman car, Card playing banned in Texas, Difficulties during train trip, School (again), Comparison between Crosbyton and Nebraska, Farming, Tools, Crops, Crosby County, Texas (1914), Cotton picking, Anecdote about father, Crops (again), Farm equipment

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1900-1920s

Bulk Dates: 1913-1915

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