Maxwell, Earnest 1971-12-02

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Earnest Maxwell discusses his family and personal history.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Earnest Maxwell

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: December 02, 1971

Location: Breckenridge, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family background and early life reviewed, Recollections of Breckenridge, Decrease in cotton production cited, Effects of oil boom related, Mentions various citizens of Stephens County, Comments on Picketville community, History of county’s political development traced, Attitude toward cattle shoot expressed, Explores area weather conditions, Anecdote about prosecution under prohibition laws.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1910s-1930s

Bulk Dates: 1910s-1930s

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