Strickland, Mrs R C 1978-01-24

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Mrs. Strickland talks of the community of Bledsoe, Texas, during the 1920s and of Morton from 1930 to the present.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. R.C. Strickland

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: January 24, 1978

Location: Morton, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Bledsoe, Texas, Moved there (1925), Built first house, Hopes would be shipping town, Built up quickly, Ranches, Ellington ranch, Ernest ranch, Dahlmont ranch (Tatum, New Mexico), Lyndon (London?) ranch, Water, Fresh meat, Levelland, Texas, Roads, Morton, Texas established, Moved to Morton (1930), Sandstorms, Reaction to West Texas, Coal oil cook stove, School in Bledsoe, Entertainment, Churches, Hunting, Road improvement, Father—ginner, Early Hamilton, Texas.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1925-1978

Bulk Dates: 1925-1978

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