Greer, James K 1994-05-04

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James K. Greer, historian, author and educator, discusses the Flat Top Ranch and his teaching career.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: James K. Greer

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Date: May 4, 1994

Location: Waco, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah and Lewis Bercher

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Flat Top Ranch, Discussion of writers on Flat Top, Differences in Bosque County, Remembrances of the ranch as a child, Discussion of vegetation and fences, Family, Lived in Meridian, Education, Graduated from University of Texas (1918), Taught at Lockney San Marcos and Brownwood, Received Master’s degree from University of Texas (1922), Taught at Texas Women’s University, Taught at Howard in Birmingham Alabama, Flat Top Ranch (again), Wildlife in area, Contribution of ranch to Bosque County, Folklore about mountain.

Tape 1, Side 2: Discussion of Johnson’s Peak south of Iredell, Education (again), Received a doctorate degree from University of Texas (1927), Discussion of University of Texas professors, Taught at Hardin-Simmons University until retirement in 1959.

Range Dates: 1910-1960

Bulk Dates: 1910-1960

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