Tilson, Mrs Bill, Mon Telford, Mr and Mrs Lee Fulton 1974-10-01

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In a panel discussion, Mrs. Tilson, Mon Telford and the Fultons recall the early days of Terry County, including circuit riders, cowboys and early schools.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Bill Tilson, Mon Telford, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Fulton

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: October 01, 1974

Location: Brownfield, Texas

Interviewer: Panel discussion

Length: 1 hour 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Mrs. Bill Tilson, Circuit riders of the Southwest, Description, Lifestyles, Gifts, Funds needed, Circuit riders in Brownfield area, Brother Charlie, Rev. (Robert F.) Dunn, Environment, Description, Stories of circuit riders, Religion, Camp meetings, Mon Telford, To Terry County (1908), Homestead, School, Organization (1909), Grove Chapel Schoolhouse, Union, Texas (1920), Brownfield, Texas, Business, His early employment (c. 1910), Entertainment, Dances, Games.

Tape 1, Side 2: Dick Brownfield, Mules, Cowboy, Food, Chuck wagon cook, Mon Telford, Rodeo, Santa Fe edition, Milking cows, Mules, Entertainment, Dances, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Fulton, Schoolteachers, Mrs. Fulton to Terry County (1919), Schools, Description, Salary, In Terry County, History, Gomez, Texas school (1903), Teachers, Brownfield (1904), Teachers, Other schools, Teachers.

Tape 2, Side 1: Lee Fulton, Schools in Terry County (continued), Dates established, Locations, Teachers, Fulton and Telford, School consolidation argument, Brownfield.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1900-1930

Bulk Dates: 1900-1930

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