Larson, Ole T 1972-03-21

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Ole Larson, early Hereford citizen, discusses his family history and life as a farmer in Deaf Smith County.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Ole T. Larson

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: March 21, 1972

Location: Hereford, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family background discussed, Emigration from Norway (1867), Move to Texas with American-Canadian Land Company (1908), Experiences farming and ranching (1919-25), Farming success in 1926 explained, Tractor purchase recalled, Farming (1930s), Anecdotes about prairie fires and dust storms, Incident involving a school lunch.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1867-1930s

Bulk Dates: 1908-1930s

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