Reeves, Mrs J F

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Mrs. Reeves describes her grandfather C. C. Slaughter, along with his business, ranches and family.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. J.F. Reeves

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: None Given

Location: Waco, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 1 hour 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: C. C. Slaughter, Philanthropy, Banking experience, Support of Baptist churches, Black churches, Saved Baylor University (1880s), Broke hip, Chicago (1917), Visits to Slaughter’s ranches, Slaughter’s business management, Oil on Slaughter’s land, Dick Slaughter described, Family reminiscences, Christmas celebrations, Servants, Entertainment, Discussion of ranches and headquarters, C. C. Slaughter’s male nurse, Discussion of Slaughter family, C. C. Slaughter (again), Involvement in real estate, Buckner’s Children’s Home support, Foreign missions and Southern Baptist Convention, Medical problems, Involvement with Indians.

Tape 1, Side 2: Indians (continued), Business practices, Discussion of inheritance, Disposition of Slaughter’s personal and business papers, C. C. Slaughter’s personality, Levelland, Texas, Current status of ranch land, Cattle business, Death of first wife, Disposition of children, Second marriage, Mrs. Reeves’ marriages, C. C. Slaughter (again), Children, Christmas celebrations, Retirement, Discussion of R. L. (Bob) Slaughter, son.

Range Dates: 1880s - Not Given

Bulk Dates: 1880s - Not Given

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