Hanbury, Charles H 1969-10-15

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Charles Hanbury recalls his life as a carpenter for the ranches in the area around Channing, Texas. He also identifies pictures taken around the area, recalling people and places as he does so.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Charles H. Hanbury

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Date: October 15, 1969

Location: Dalhart, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical information, Reasons for coming to Channing, Carpenter trade, Working on the ranches, Type of work and how he arrived, A typical day, Identification of pictures, Bob and Cordelia (Sloan) Duke, Building windmills, Building chuck boxes, Montana Bill Roberts, Various photos described.

Tape 1, Side 2: Building a home for Farwell, Discussion of Mr. Hanbury’s home, Berryville Arkansas, Snow in Channing, Rita Blanca, More pictures identified.

Range Dates: 1890s-early 1900s

Bulk Dates: 1890s-early 1900s

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