Sandefer, J D Jr, Memorandum 1972-09-08

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Dr. David Murrah reads from a J. D. Sandefer-A. C. Green manuscript which relates colorful events during the Breckenridge oil boom and valuable information on the origin and development of Breckenridge High School’s football tradition.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Memorandum of a visit with J. D. Sandefer, Jr.

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: September 08, 1972

Location: Breckenridge, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Background information and review of his career, Outline of a manuscript written by Sandefer and A. C. Green, Description of Breckenridge oil boom and Sandefer’s part in it, Anecdote about oil truck explosion, Story of a pumper’s dirty kitchen, Anecdote concerning sports, Hardin-Simmons-West Texas State game described, Explains origin of football spirit in Breckenridge, Blinking Buzzards: first football team in Breckenridge, Breckenridge anecdotes recounted, Review of Hardin-Simmons hiring Sammy Baugh as head football coach.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1920s-1940s

Bulk Dates: 1920s-1940s

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