McKenzie, Houston 2016-01-12

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This interview features Houston McKenzie of Fort Stockton, Texas. McKenzie discusses his family history, growing up in Tucumcari, New Mexico, and moving to the Fort Stockton area.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Houston McKenzie

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: January 11, 2016

Location: Fort Stockton, Texas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 01:11:26 (1 hour, 11 minutes)


Family and background; Grandmother from Virginia; Ranching, Uncle’s ranch; Father in Tucumcari; Tractorcade; Farmland, goats; Ranching; Water situation; Tucumcari growing up; Future of Fort Stockton; Grandfather’s letters and tally books

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room

Transcript: found here:

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