Joels, Bill

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Bill Joels describes in detail his life and the settlers of early Swisher County, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bill Joels

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Location: Tulia, Texas

Interviewer: William A. Jordan

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Garbled, Judge Word to Swisher County (1890), Judge Hale (1901), Farming, Recalls Word and Hale, Land owners Swisher County, Settlers, Parrish, Tulia townsite (1887), Settlers, C. C. Slaughter Ranch, Fencing, Local ranches, XIT, Jim Carter, Flag (C. T. Herring), Star, Circle, Morrison and Newton, owners, Slaughter’s involvement in Circle Ranch, Division of property, Railroad land, Arrival of settlers, Establishment of Circle Ranch, Location, Related to C. C. Slaughter.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1887-early 1900s

Bulk Dates: 1887-early 1900s

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