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[[Category: Needs Review ]] [[category: SWC Interviews]] [[category: 1970s]] [[category: Hereford, Texas]] [[category: dust storms]] [[category: Great Depression]] [[category: Family Life and Background]]
[[Category: Needs Review ]] [[category: SWC Interviews]] [[category: 1970s]] [[category: Hereford, Texas]] [[category: dust Storms]] [[category: Great Depression]] [[category: Family Life and Background]]

Latest revision as of 21:56, 27 August 2019

Mrs. Wilson discusses her family’s settlement in West Texas, her first dust storm, and the sugar beet industry in Hereford.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Jack Wilson

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: October 23, 1975

Location: Hereford, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Father, C. R. Smith of XIT Ranch, Uncle Frank Vandeberg in Texas, Grandparents from New York, Father sold real estate for XIT Ranch, Tales of father, Frank Vandeberg, founder of Hereford Reporter, Mrs. Wilson born (1919), First dust storm (1934), Depression years, Jack Wilson from Denton, Texas, Farm crops, Praise of father.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1919-1975

Bulk Dates: 1919-1975

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