Wheeler, Mrs R M 1977-12-07

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Mrs. Wheeler talks about her family and their farm in Crosby County.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. R.M. Wheeler

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: December 07, 1977

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 35 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Estacado, Texas (1887), Early Texas, Prairie land, Ranch land, Father, Newspaper publisher, Emma, Texas, Crosby County News, Published, Method of printing, John W. Murray, Married (November 1901), Owned land in Crosby County, Houses, Lean-to, Second house built (1915), School, Lorenzo, Texas, Teachers, Farming, Livestock, Cotton (c. 1910-1912), Wood cook stove, Washing clothes, Garden, Railroad (1910), Hauling lumber from Colorado City, Texas, Trip to town, Livestock, Breeds of cattle, Land to children, Entertainment, Neighbors.

Tape 1, Side 2: Land, Cotton, Husband’s death.

Range Dates: 1887-1920

Bulk Dates: 1901-1920

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