McWilliams, Jim 1977-05-24

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Jim McWilliams discusses his family history and early life in Oklahoma.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Jim McWilliams

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: May 24, 1977

Location: Mineral Wells, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Background, McWilliams history in letters, Miami, Oklahoma settled, Captain Roger Clapp, Grandfather’s stories, Family history in John Jakes’ Bicentennial series, Photographs, Oklahoma (1891), Clapp family 200th Anniversary album.

Tape 1, Side 2: Mabon family, Immigration papers (c. 1830), Ohio settlement, Oklahoma land rush, Doctor McWilliams, Jim McWilliams, Reared in Miami, Oklahoma, Geology degree, Venezuela, Algeria, Texas, The Chickasaw Rancher, Montford Johnson.

Range Dates: 1830-1977

Bulk Dates: 1891-1977

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