Lewis, C L 1978-02-15

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C. L. Lewis talks of life in Clarendon during its early years.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: C.L. Lewis

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: February 15, 1978

Location: Clarendon, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: West Texas (1907), Father, Farmer, Raising melons, Ranches, Cattle breeds, Born (1899), Water, Windmills, Irrigation, Winter (1918-1919), School, Community Christmas, Church, 4th of July celebration, Fair (starting 1934), 4-H Club, Registered bull sale, Early Clarendon, Texas, Town location moved, Depression, Sandstorms, Prohibition, Dry county, College in Clarendon.

Tape 1, Side 2: Race horses, Horse shows, Cattle, Dr. Tate’s medicine show, Doctors, Flu epidemic (1918-19), World War I.

Range Dates: 1899-1940

Bulk Dates: 1907-1940

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