Haynes, Glenn and Charles Bell 1969

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Glenn Haynes and Charles Bell recall varied details about the history of West-Central Texas, including the Trickham and Sloan communities, Haynes’ family, and fence-cutting.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Glenn Haynes and Charles Bell

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Date: c. 1969

Location: Brownwood, Texas

Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Glenn Haynes interview: Father’s family background, Family moved to Coleman County from Tennessee (1888), Trickham Texas, Anecdote about town’s name, Father worked on ranches, Mother’s family background, Santa Anna Mountain, First settlers of Trickham, Pictures and cattle brand collection discussed, Bill Vaughn family mentioned, Anecdote about shooting and arm amputation. Charles Bell interview: Anecdote about Mr. Cheatem (?) from Trickham, George H. Adam, Masonic Lodge member, Sheriff during wire cutting incidents, Wire cutting in Brown County, Old barbed wire described, Father’s wolf-proof fence described.

Tape 1, Side 2: Wolf-proof fence (continued), Sloan Community, Rose (?) Mill Race, Old Baker house, Film and photos of Tom Taylor’s life discussed, Risien family mentioned.

Range Dates: 1888-?

Bulk Dates: Early 1900s

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