Banner, Mr and Mrs W A 1972-07-21

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Mr. and Mrs. Banner, early residents of Sanderson, Texas, recall the Depression and the settlement of the Sanderson area, including many interesting anecdotes and personal experiences.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Banner

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Date: July 21, 1972

Location: Sanderson, Texas

Interviewer: Paul Patterson

Length: 1 hour


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Early life, Move to Pecos County described, Recalls first neighbors, Livestock raised on father's ranch, Goat ranching compared to other kinds of ranching, Habits of goats, Mr. Banner's family mentioned, Describes floods he has seen, Depression of 1930s, Government sheep killing program described, Best horse described, Races with other horses recalled, Shooting of Sheriff Doc Anderson in Sanderson, Story of man who refused to buy land in Crane for $2 an acre, Later, oil discovered there, Organization of Terrell County, First county officials characterized, Mrs. Banner describes threat of border raids, Activities of Mexican troops in the area

Tape 1, Side 2: Early life, Move to Pecos County described, Recalls first neighbors, Livestock raised on father's ranch, Goat ranching compared to other kinds of ranching, Habits of goats, Mr. Banner's family mentioned, Describes floods he has seen, Depression of 1930s, Government sheep killing program described, Best horse described, Races with other horses recalled, Shooting of Sheriff Doc Anderson in Sanderson, Story of man who refused to buy land in Crane for $2 an acre, Later, oil discovered there, Organization of Terrell County, First county officials characterized, Mrs. Banner describes threat of border raids, Activities of Mexican troops in the area

Range Dates: 1881-1930s

Bulk Dates: 1881-1930s


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