Whiteside, J Emmett 1973-10-19

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J. Emmett Whiteside, a longtime oil contractor, talks about the oil business in Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: J. Emmett Whiteside

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: October 19, 1973

Location: Brownwood, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Gives family background, Discusses grandparents in Texas, Was born in Texas (1898), Childhood remembered, Tells about schooling, Comments on oil business, Oil and gas associations explained.

Tape 1, Side 2: Oil business discussion (continued), Depression years recalled, Gold mining business undertaken, West Texas contracting described, Recounts experiences in drilling.

Range Dates: 1898-1973

Bulk Dates: 1920s-1973

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