Posey, Walter and J Evetts Haley 1949-07-21

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Walter Posey, pioneer Lubbock banker, and historian J. Evetts Haley reflect on old friends and past experiences. Among other things, they reminisce about Buttermilk Smith and his pistols.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Walter Posey and J. Evetts Haley

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 21, 1949

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Dr. W. C. Holden

Length: 1 hour 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Cattle, Saloon fights, Lee Johnson, Trail drives, Bud Jones, Longhorn cattle, Clay Allison.

Tape 1, Side 2: J. Evetts Haley, Anecdote.

Tape 2, Side 1: Anecdote (continued), Drinking story, Governor Oran M. Roberts, Cure for colds.

Tape 2, Side 2: Buttermilk Smith, Pistols.

Tape 3, Side 1: John Lovelady, Power of prayer, Uncle William and buffalo hunting, Grandpa McWhorter, John W. Puckett.

Tape 3, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: Late 19th Century

Bulk Dates: Late 19th Century

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