Whiteside, J Emmett 1973-10-19
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),
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
Original Recording Format:
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