Adams, Doug 1975-12-03
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
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:
Original Recording Format: cassette tape
Recording Format Notes: patron use CD copy available
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