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Raymond Upton, retired postmaster and longtime resident of South Plains, Texas, talks about the town during its early days.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Raymond Upton

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: May 16, 1975

Location: South Plains, Texas

Interviewer: Kelly Marble

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: South Plains, Texas, Founding (1928), Description of town, Buildings, School, Railroad, Occupation, Postmaster, South Plains, Businesses, Purchased grocery store (October 1945), Anecdote: ride on a rail car, South Plains (again), Early settlers, Church, First minister, Revivals, Baptism, Telephone operator, Baseball team.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1928-1975

Bulk Dates: 1928-1950s

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