Tisdale, Lennie Dalton Johnston 1969
Mrs. Tisdale recalls her grandfathers and her family’s background while discussing her plans for a private museum.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Lennie Dalton Johnston Tisdale
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Location: Barnett Springs, Texas
Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter
Length: 55 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Mrs. Tisdale’s birth and marriage,
Settlement of Barnett Springs,
Mrs. Tisdale’s parents,
Grandfather, Samuel Iredell Johnston,
Moved to Texas from North Carolina,
Worked for Kokernot family,
Rancher in Lubbock County,
Grandfather, John Wesley Dalton,
Daily journal and papers discussed,
His father, John Dalton,
Dalton’s career (again),
Early rancher near Lubbock,
Mrs. Tisdale (again),
Plans for private museum,
Ruins on their property,
Indian relics discovered.
Tape 1, Side 2: Letter to S. I. Johnston from L. M. Kokernot from Shiner, Texas (January 1912),
Dry weather in Shiner area.
Range Dates: ?-1969
Bulk Dates: ?-1969
Original Recording Format:
Recording Format Notes:
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