Howington, J B and Mrs Earnhart 1969-06-06

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J. B. Howington discusses his family and experiences, early Santa Anna and farming methods. Mrs. Earnhart (?) discusses her family and experiences, including the Big Storm and flood at Galveston in 1900.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: J. B. Howington, with Mrs. Earnhart (?)

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Date: June 6, 1969

Location: Coleman and Santa Anna, Texas

Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Howington’s childhood and his father, Coleman County (1884), Indian raid (1879), Howington’s career, Marriages and children, Early Santa Anna, Railroads, Doctors, Hospital, Merchants, Career and education, Farming methods, Broadcast binder described, Harvesting and planting, Cotton industry and gins, Church at Eureka, Santa Anna, Turkey farm, Glass industry, John R. Bannister and family, Howington’s daughter and her husband, Howington’s church activities, Photographs discussed.

Tape 1, Side 2: Photos of family and friends, Mrs. Earnhart (?), Family background, Galveston storm and flood (1900), Photos discussed (again), Anecdote about horse, Mrs. Earnhart, Galveston storm and flood (again), Moved to Santa Anna (1914), Children, Early work and wages.

Range Dates: 1879-1914

Bulk Dates: 1884-1914

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