Holmes, Mrs Fred 1968-11-09

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Mrs. Holmes recalls her father, Judge Small, his friend Herbert Aldous, and early life in the Shamrock and Aberdeen, Texas area. Her husband also takes part in the discussion.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Fred Holmes

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Date: November 9, 1968

Location: Shamrock, Texas

Interviewer: Don Green

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Judge Edward Henry Small father, Moved to Collingsworth County from Alabama (1892), Farmer and store owner in Aberdeen, Education, Family moved to Shamrock (1902), Interest in raising cattle, Store in Aberdeen, County Judge, Raised cattle and some crops, but no cotton, Herbert Aldous recalled, Description and personality, Other early settlers recalled, Few sheep raised in area, Droughts and other weather (1909-1913), Aldous and his brother-in-law Albert Manby.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1892-1913

Bulk Dates: 1902-1913

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