Pettit, Burl

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Burl Pettit, editor of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, gives some folklore of rattlesnakes. The rest of the tape consists of Big Band and Western music.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Burl Pettit

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: None Given

Location: None Given

Interviewer: Presentation

Length: 10 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Music—big band.

Tape 1, Side 2: Rattlesnakes, Texas Diamondback, Folklore began by early settlers, Danger, speed of Diamondback, Folklore facts and fancy, Ability to fly, Age determined by rattles, Ability to swim, Size relevancy to danger, Folklore stories, Music, Western, Big band.

Range Dates: None Given

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