Harkey, O B and O M 1969
The brothers O. B. and O. M. Harkey recall their family background and the town of Harkeyville.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: O. B. and O. M. Harkey
Additional Parties Recorded:
Date: c. 1969
Location: San Saba and Harkeyville, Texas
Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter
Length: 1 hour
Tape 1, Side 1: Harkey family background and genealogy,
Family moves to Texas from Arkansas,
Daniel Riley Harkey family,
Location and stores,
Anecdote about "mob days" and black employees,
Pecan orchard planted,
San Saba gold mine discussed,
James Harkey’s family,
O. B. Harkey’s education,
School at Harkeyville,
Harkey family of German descent.
Tape 1, Side 2: Armentrout (?) family,
Pictures of Harkey family members and Harkeyville,
Anecdote about Bob Coryell and railroad,
Anecdotes about Grandfather Riley Harkey,
More anecdotes about Grandfather Riley Harkey.
Range Dates: ?-1969
Original Recording Format:
Recording Format Notes:
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