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Odus Waldrum describes his experiences as a storekeeper in Carta Valley, Texas, during the Depression, in addition to the government cattle killing program.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Odus Waldrum

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 10, 1970

Location: Abilene, Texas

Interviewer: Harry Krenek

Length: 10 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Early life, Owned a general store at Carta Valley, Texas (1935), Government cattle shoot of 1930s, Methods used to destroy cattle, Reasons for the program, Selection of the cattle, Reaction of the people, Description of Carta Valley general store, Types of merchandise sold.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930s

Bulk Dates: 1930s

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