Gibbs, Dee 1969-07-12

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Mr. Dee Gibbs, a former sheriff, talks about law enforcement in frontier Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dee Gibbs

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Date: July 12, 1969

Location: Junction, Texas

Interviewer: Paul Patterson

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Tells about childhood, Frontier experiences noted, Organization of mobs around San Saba and Llano explained, Father was elected sheriff in 1895, Dee became deputy sheriff at age fifteen, Frontier law enforcement remembered.

Tape 1, Side 2: Continues discussion of law enforcement on the frontier, San Saba mob recalled, Experiences as sheriff recounted.

Tape 2, Side 1: Continues experiences as sheriff from tape one, Background given, More law enforcement stories remembered, Comments on his family.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1895-1969

Bulk Dates: 1895-1969

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