Gibbs, Dee 1969-07-12
Mr. Dee Gibbs, a former sheriff, talks about law enforcement in frontier Texas.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Dee Gibbs
Additional Parties Recorded:
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
San Saba mob recalled,
Experiences as sheriff recounted.
Tape 2, Side 1: Continues experiences as sheriff from tape one,
More law enforcement stories remembered,
Comments on his family.
Tape 2, Side 2: Blank
Range Dates: 1895-1969
Bulk Dates: 1895-1969
Original Recording Format:
Recording Format Notes:
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