Sullivan, Barney and Albert Grumbles 1969

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Barney Sullivan, manager of the San Saba Chamber of Commerce, and Albert Grumbles, longtime San Saba resident, recall their early days and relate many facts on the history of the town.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Barney Sullivan and Albert Grumbles

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1969

Location: San Saba, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Barney Sullivan: Family background information related, Childhood and career recalled, Pecan industry in San Saba discussed, Why city deserves title, "Pecan Capital of the World", San Saba history recalled, Mob rule, lost mine, settlement, water supply and rock industry briefly mentioned, Names various other possible area contacts for historical information, Albert Grumbles: Reviews family background, School days recalled, Barney Sullivan (again): Naming of San Saba, Description of San Saba in 1884.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1884-1969

Bulk Dates: 1884-1969

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