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The Tepe sisters discuss their childhood and describe daily life in early Canadian.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Vera Tepe and Velma Tepe Carver

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: September 28, 1978

Location: Canadian, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: B. F. Tepe, father, Jobs, Santa Fe Railroad, Contractor, Tepe and Hoover Lumber Company, Whithouse Lumber, Canadian, Texas, Population, Appearance, Women’s Christian Temperance Union, Schools, Rock building, Transportation, Ranchers, Stockyard, Travel, River crossing, Holidays, Churches, House construction (1916), City homes, Ranch homes, Tornadoes, Heating, Coal, Lumber business, Games, Kick-the-can, Black man, Baseball, Town businesses, Dry goods store, Hotels, Shopping procedure, Robert R. Young.

Tape 1, Side 2: Robert R. Young (continued), Politics, Myron Jones, Canadian, Texas (again), Buildings, Windmills, Water delivery, Electricity (1909), Streets paved (1910), Telephones, Ice delivery, Groceries.

Range Dates: 1900-1916

Bulk Dates: Early 1900s

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