Stephens, L M 1971-09-21

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L. M. Stephens, Texas wool and mohair dealer, reviews his career and discusses his family.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: L.M. Stephens

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: September 21, 1971

Location: Lometa, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family background information, Came to area for services of health resort near Lampasas, Origin and growth of Lometa noted, Sheep raising career of father, Review of personal career, States range of wool and mohair prices, Range of cotton prices noted, Origin of Chadwick Mill on Colorado River, Apache campground recalled, Lometa as ranching and farming community, Early fur business recalled, Married in 1928, Son, John Stephens, diplomat and businessman.

Tape 1, Side 2: Robert Stephens, businessman, second son, Reviews Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Association (1930 to present), Elected president in 1960, "Texas Day" at Washington, Mentions work with Boy Scouts, Astronauts from Houston entertained at YO Ranch, Pete Conrad and Neil Armstrong attended, Wife’s family background stated.

Range Dates: ?-1971

Bulk Dates: 1928-1971

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