Mexican American Children 1968, 1969

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Fifth grade children in Sierra Blanca, Texas, tell ghost stories.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mexican American Children

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1968, 1969

Location: Sierra Blanca, Texas

Interviewer: Paul Patterson

Length: 10 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Story about footprints in the schoolhouse, Lucas Ramirez tells of boy named Tony who was bitten by a dog, Carl Ramirez tells of boy chased by the feet of the devil, Incident of man run over by train, Story of "Bloody Bones", Boy tells story about his sister, Story of woman in a water tank, Boy tells story about cousin, Girl tells about a haunted house.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1968-1969

Bulk Dates: 1968-1969

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