Watts, Mrs All Vertie 1968-06-23

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Mrs. Watts discusses her life and that of her parents and husbands in the Texas Panhandle and western Oklahoma.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. All Vertie Watts

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 23, 1968

Location: Wellington, Texas

Interviewer: Don Green

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: First husband’s name, Biographical material, First husband’s biography, Mill Iron Ranch duties (1910s), Type of planter, Type of harvesting, Method of wage-paying, Type of stock, Description of house, Description of half-dugout, Biographical material, Wellington Merchandise store, Listing of other buildings, Saloons and gambling, Col. Hughes and sweet potato pie incident, Biographical material, Closest lumber shipping point, Oklahoma cotton—height, Location of father’s farm, First Hollis School building, Parents—biographical material, Husband’s death, Mango Doctor, Education—schools attended, Madge Preacher, School District Division—O. M. and Madge, Judge Small and guardianship, Official position, Second husband, Biographical material, Mexico trip, Mango Colony (before 1910), Reasons for going, Length of stay, Locking houses and stores, Father’s crops and cattle, Distances of hog drive, Breed of hogs, Hog feed, Length of trip.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1890s-1910s

Bulk Dates: 1890s-1910s

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