Alvin Reid trades folk wisdom and recollections from his live on the Rio Grande in the trans-Pecos region of Texas. Note: The last portion of this tape is unintelligible owing to mechanical failure.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Alvin Reid
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: None Given
Location: None Given
Interviewer: Paul Patterson
Length: 1 hour
Tape 1, Side 1: Superstitions and folk wisdom for weather prediction,
Born in 1880 in Uvalde County,
Moved to Big Bend area when he was a boy,
Father had a mercury mine, store and ranch,
Describes gunfights near Marathon, Texas,
Border troubles described,
(From this point to the end, the tape is unintelligible owing to mechanical failure).
Tape 1, Side 2: Blank
Range Dates: 1880 - ?
Bulk Dates: 1880 - ?
Original Recording Format:
Recording Format Notes:
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