Stein, Homer Wade 1970

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Homer Wade Stein, early newspaper publisher, describes the early history of Floydada, Texas, and his job with its newspaper. Note: This recording is of poor sound quality.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Homer Wade Stein

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1970

Location: Fort Worth, Texas

Interviewer: None Given

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Homer Wade Stein (age 80), Biographical information, Family information, Education, Arrival at Floydada, Texas (1899), Living in a dugout, Description of Floydada (1900), Blacksmith work, Entertainment, Children, Young adults, Newspaper experience, Retired (1962), Fires in Floydada, Courthouse built (1911), Local landowners, Naming Floydada.

Tape 1, Side 2: Publication of History of Floyd County, Floydada newspapers, Cemetery, Mirages, Fencing, Early automobiles, Credit, Early telephone system.

Range Dates: 1890-1970

Bulk Dates: 1900-1915

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