McCullogh, Blanche Wagoner 1980-03-14

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Blanche McCullough discusses her life in West Texas during the early 1900s and the changes she has witnessed during her lifetime.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Blanche Wagoner McCullogh

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: March 14, 1980

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour 35 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Born: Arkansas (June 9, 1890), James L. Wagoner, father, Sarah Ann Martin, mother, Father, Civil War, To Texas, Childhood, Anecdote, Center Plains, Texas, Dugout, Circuit riders, M. K. Smith, land surveyor, Slaughter Ranch, Well depth, Hale Center, Texas, Childhood chores, Cattle drives, Cowboys, Running Water, Texas, Schooling, Marriage (1906), Jim McCullough, husband.

Tape 1, Side 2: Farming, Sandhills region, Deep plow system, Santa Fe Railroad, Land sales, Bounty hunter, Coyote traps, Slaughter Ranch, George Slaughter, Cow chips, Fuel, Hereford bulls, Entertainment, Weather, Summers, Dust storms, "Lubbock Britches" anecdote.

Tape 2, Side 1: Churches, Preacher Wynn, Mr. Kerr, school teacher, Clothing, Sewing, Changes, Cultural, Society, Automobiles, Telephones, Wires, Anecdote, Buffalo, Panther anecdote, Grasshopper plague, Great Depression, Gaines County, Oil royalty, Ku Klux Klan, Oklahoma, Discrimination, Indians.

Tape 2, Side 2: Advice, Institution of marriage, Changes, Eyesight, "Second vision".

Range Dates: 1890-1980

Bulk Dates: 1890-1980

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