Tisdale, Lennie Dalton Johnston 1969

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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

Date: 1969

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, Antique collection, Daily journal and papers discussed, Dalton’s career, His father, John Dalton, Dalton’s career (again), Early rancher near Lubbock, Mrs. Tisdale (again), Childhood, Education, Work experience, 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

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