Unidentified Speakers, John Coleman and Mr Crawford

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Two unidentified speakers, Mr. Crawford and John Coleman, talk about Carlsbad, New Mexico, during the 1890s. This tape is very difficult to understand.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: John Coleman and Mr. Crawford

Additional Parties Recorded:


Location: Carlsbad, New Mexico


Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: [Unidentified speaker], Carlsbad (Eddy), New Mexico (1888), To Pecos, Texas, Railroad work, McMillan Dam (built 1893), Blue Spring Ranch, Sparsely populated area, Mail hack, Bandits, Water supply, Irrigation system, Avalon Dam, Marriage (1905), Carlsbad (again), St. Edward's, first church, Hospital, School, Black River Village, [Unidentified speaker], Carlsbad, Development, growth, Mr. Crawford [speaker], New Mexico, Shepherding, Blizzard (1906), Land seeding, To Carlsbad (1898), From Pecos, By train, Smith Hotel, Hotel business, Mercantile business, John Coleman [speaker], To Carlsbad (1890), Ranching, Homesteading 160 acres, [Abrupt ending]

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1888-1906

Bulk Dates: 1880s

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