Lange, G K 1968-06-26

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G. K. Lange relates his early days as a boot maker in Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: G.K. Lange

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 26, 1968

Location: Alpine, Texas

Interviewer: Paul Patterson

Length: 30 minutes (?)


Tape 1, Side 1: G. K. Lange, Biography, Education, Boot making, Training required, Move to U. S., Northwest Texas, Specialized custom made boots, Move to Ozona (1908), Move to Alpine (1910), Marriage and children, Lack of competent help, Sold out, Shop retained the name of Lange, Materials of boots, Methods used, Style of boots, Orders from other countries, Amount of leather used, First customers, Boot making as a profession and trade, Number of foot measurements, Length of time to make one pair, Trip to Ozona from San Angelo.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1908-1968

Bulk Dates: 1908-1968

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