Parker, Hub 2016-01-11

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This interview features Hub Parker. Parker tells stories about growing up in West Texas and the different places he has seen, including time spent in Mexico, Germany, and Colorado. Parker also talks about writing poetry.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Hub Parker

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: January 11, 2016

Location: Fort Stockton, Texas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 01:40:40 (1 hour, 40 minutes)


Background and Jeems Parker; Girvin; Buck Kelton; Injury; Defending sheep from predators; J. Frank Dobie, Joel Hill, coyotes; Writing poetry; Military; Tent story and other stories about the area; El Paso, Texas, Manitou Springs, Colorado; Driving up on the Mesa; Knocking man’s leg off; Hub’s poetry

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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