Rector, Tommie 1976-01-07

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Tommie Rector gives his family history and recalls the family studio photography business and the early days of Stamford.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Tommie Rector

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: January 07, 1976

Location: Stamford, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family history, Grandfather, W. S. Rector, Father, Ray Rector, Early photography business, Higginbotham and Rector (1902), Early photographs, Mother, Maggie Hunter, Recollections, Influential families, Education, Inheritance of studio, Siblings’ names and occupations, Old negatives and pictures, Wife, Ora Dell McCafferty Rector, Stamford Inn, Stamford Fireman’s Band, Frank Hastings, Terry P. Berthelot, Early doctors, Early veterinarians, Stamford College, First Methodist Church, Population, Penick-Hughes Wholesale and Retail Hardware, Area businesses, Area railroad.

Tape 1, Side 2: Stamford High School athletics, Photography business, Military service, World War II (1942-1943), Diary, Scrapbooks.

Range Dates: 1902-1943

Bulk Dates: 1902-1943

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