Gibson, Everett and Lillie 1980-08-21

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Mr. and Mrs. Everett Gibson discuss the early days of Thurber, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Everett and Lillie Gibson

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Date: August 21, 1980

Location: Stephenville, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Texas Pacific Oil Company, Warehouses, Thurber Historical Association, John William Ivey, Thomas Franklin Ivey, Andy Johnson, First teacher, Lark chase, George Columbus Gibson, Leona Barris Gibson, Thurber electricity (1895), W. K. Gordon, Drought (1912), Black powder explosions, M. A. Williams, Mine shutdown (1920), Tent houses, Racial problems.

Tape 1, Side 2: Brick company, Thurber, Opera, Club house, Great Depression, Texas-Pacific Oil Company, Ranger Texas, Oil Field Jubilee, Boom, Coal mines, Billy Boyd, Justice of the Peace, Dairy operation.

Range Dates: 1895-1980

Bulk Dates: 1912-1980

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