Spicer, Louise Perry 1979-01-10

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Mrs. Spicer discusses her past and her father George Morgan Perry’s role in the development of early Panhandle communities, especially his namesake town of Perryton.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Louise Perry Spicer

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: January 10, 1979

Location: Perryton, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: George Morgan Perry, father, Settled (1886), Land promotion (1908), Ochiltree, Texas, Occupations, Ranching, Wheat farming, Santa Fe Railroad, Perryton, Texas, Migration, Ochiltree to Perryton, Grinnell College (Iowa), Medical care, Father, President, Perryton National Bank, Ochiltree County, Appearance, Houses, Water supply.

Tape 1, Side 2: Piped water, Gardens, Trees, Perryton, Brick pavement, Tom Spearman, Roads, Dust storms, Blizzard (1885), Bar CC Ranch, Farmers, Nellie Ann Perry, aunt, Feminist.

Range Dates: 1885-1910

Bulk Dates: 1885-1910

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