Adams, Doug 1975-12-03

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Doug Adams recalls the early days of the Fort Stockton area.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Doug Adams

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: December 3, 1975

Location: Fort Stockton, Texas

Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter

Length: 40 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Family history, Father moved to Fort Stockton, Texas (1889), Father's occupation, Early area residents, Education, Early downtown described, Area businesses, Closing of saloon (c. 1900), Family feud between Royals and Rooneys, Clayton Williams, area historian, Early merchants, Career in ranching, Employers, Education, Ranching, Recollections of Depression, Recollections of World Wars I and II, Military installation at Fort Stockton, Early doctors, Oil fields, Area irrigation, Early day Pecos Valley crops, Travel to Marathon, Texas, for liquor, Saloon trade,


Tape 1, Side 2: blank

Access Information

Original Recording Format: cassette tape

Recording Format Notes: patron use CD copy available

Transcript: no



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