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Mrs. Walters discusses her early years in Lubbock County and her family’s history.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Bill Walters

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: October 25, 1978

Location: Slaton, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Louis Wilke, father, Austin County, Texas, Mother, Maiden name, Weber, Austin County, Married (1903), Parents, Farm-ranch, Bee County, Texas (1908-1909), Marcus Kinkler, Lubbock, Texas (1909), Family moves to Lubbock (1923), Lutheran Church, German families, Bill Walters, Stock, Water, Earth tank, Meat, Preparation, Storage, Crops, Maize, Acreage, Cotton, Yields, Harvest, Tractors, Irrigation expands (1950s), Depression, World War I, Prejudice.

Tape 1, Side 2: German language, Home, School, Church, Church, Seating, Ministers, Catholics, Dances, Houses, Music, Alcohol, Prohibition, Crops, Peanuts, Sorghum, Markets, Shipping, Dairy products.

Range Dates: 1903-1950s

Bulk Dates: 1909-1950s

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