Higginbotham, Mack 1969

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Mack Higginbotham recalls his family, the Higginbotham business, and his own life as the son of Boliver (?) Higginbotham. There is also a general discussion concerning preservation of business records.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mack Higginbotham

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Date: c. 1969

Location: Dallas, Texas

Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter

Length: 1 hour, 5 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Higginbotham family and business—general, Mack Higginbotham, Work experience, Mother’s family discussed, Boliver Higginbotham, Career, Marriages, Children, Higginbotham business incorporation and records, Railroad between De Leon and Cross Plains, Oil boom at Desdemona (1916-1917), Peanut business at De Leon, Higginbotham businesses in De Leon, De Leon in 1900s recalled, Produce-growing business in Alvin Texas, Texas A & M in early 1920s, Hazing mentioned, Mack’s brothers and sister.

Tape 1, Side 2: Mack Higginbotham, History of the business, Family papers, Preservation of business records.

Range Dates: Early 1900s-1969

Bulk Dates: Early 1900s-1920s

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