McCabe, Bertha, Leora and Fred 1979-01-23

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The McCabes, Bertha, Leora and Fred, discuss their memories of West Texas in the early 1900s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bertha, Leora, and Fred McCabe

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: January 23, 1979

Location: Sterling City, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Arrived (January 1, 1906), B. F. and Sally Brown, parents, Masonry, Leisure activities, Mrs. John Copeland, schoolteacher, Crops, Stephen F. Austin Colony, Schools, Marriage (1911), Windmills, Water problems, Ranching, Mr. Knapp, Sheep, Paul Collins, Magdalena, New Mexico, Travel.

Tape 1, Side 2: Bertha McCabe, Jim McCabe, husband, Durango, Colorado, Thompson Park, New Mexico, Death, Land purchases, Leora McCabe, Schooling, Del Rio, Mexican population, Sheep, Fences, Fred McCabe, John McCabe, father (September 1879), Longhorn, Sheep (1925), Breeds, Early pioneers, Lee Reed, Hank Davis, Bill Karras, Foster brothers.

Range Dates: 1879-1925

Bulk Dates: 1906-1925

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