Sandefer, J D Jr, Memorandum 1972-09-08
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
Original Recording Format:
Recording Format Notes:
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