Stickley, Vance 1979-01-11

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Vance Stickley, electrician and the son of Hemphill County Sheriff Harry Stickley, reminisces about the early years of Canadian and some of its pioneers.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Vance Stickley

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: January 11, 1979

Location: Canadian, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Father, Virginia (1900), Mortuary (1902), Undertakers (1904), Builder, Comanches, Ranches, Laurel Leaf Ranch, Crossriver Ranch, Hemphill County, Texas, Captain George W. Arrington, Keith Willingham, Harry Stickley, Sheriff (1920), Bootleggers, Pipeline (1926), Pampa, Texas, Towns, Boomtowns, Railroad towns, Flash floods, Canadian River, Bridge, Pilings, Quicksand, Undertakers, Travel, Caskets, Cemeteries, Blacks in Canadian, Toppy Clark (died, 1923), Civil War veteran, Matthew "Bones" Hooks, Amarillo, Texas.

Tape 1, Side 2: Mexicans in Canadian, Railroad gangs, School, Children, Catholic Church (1915), E. J. Cousins, Lutherans, Lipscomb County, Texas, Canadian, Trade center, Ranchers, Water wells, Career, Plumber, Electrician, Electricity, First plant (1923), Hoover, owner.

Range Dates: 1900-1923

Bulk Dates: 1900-1923

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