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The Taylors discuss their early years in Friona after reviewing Parmer County’s history prior to 1906.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Clayton and Maydell Taylor

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: April 26, 1988

Location: Friona, Texas

Interviewer: Brent Taylor

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Parmer County history (pre-1906), Clayton Taylor’s family, Taylor family to Friona (1908), Boatman family to Friona (1910), Breaking out land, Dust Bowl (1930s), Dry land farming, Crops raised, Harvest, Shock of wheat, Church, Depot, Freight service, Irrigation, Maydell Taylor’s family to Friona (1942), World War II, Quality of life in Friona (post-1944), Winter, Home production, Canning, Meat, Transportation (post-1944), Automobile, Home production (again), Sewing, Irrigation, Changes for women, Lifestyle, Livestock raising, Feedlot industry, Meat processing plant.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1908-1988

Bulk Dates: 1908-1988

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