Ball, Mr and Mrs Frank 1975-10-23

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Mr. and Mrs. Ball discuss their family backgrounds and describe Hereford, Texas, in the early 1900s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ball

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Date: October 23, 1975

Location: Hereford, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 20 minutse


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Ball family history, Mr. Ball's personal background, Move to Missouri farm, Depression, Life in Tucumcari, New Mexico, Return to Hereford, Texas, to retire (1963), Work with Chamber of Commerce, Buying first buggy, Ford automobile (1913), Sisson family history, Anecdote about cap blowing off train, Immigrant car, Father's real estate business, Graduated, Hereford High School (1915), Prairie fire started from wash tub fire (1906), Mr. Ball's occupation, Depression days, Watching Hereford grow

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1906-1963

Bulk Dates: 1906-1963


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