Reynolds, Oscar 1968-05-15

From SWC Oral History Collection
Jump to: navigation, search

Oscar Reynolds (born in 1896) touches on a variety of subjects, but none are considered to any depth. A longtime resident of Crane, Reynolds devotes much of his discussion to a personal biography.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Oscar Reynolds

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: May 15, 1968

Location: Crane, Texas

Interviewer: Paul Patterson

Length: 00:58:15 (58 minutes, 15 seconds)


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: School at Dewey (1905), School at Forestberg, School at Salona, Building pipelines, Ku Klux Klan, Jordan, New Mexico, killing, Tucumcari killing, Short history of C. W. Post, Choice of a site for Texas Tech, Borger, Texas, Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, Law, Population, McKinley, Coleman trucks.

Tape 1, Side 2: Early Crane residents, Jailhouse, Cemetery, Shooting incident, Winos and nitroglycerin incident, Stills and making whiskey, Rooster fights, Jim Crow, Treasure, Confederate money, Painted rock, Price of water, Toilet facilities, Lighting, Water lines, Cyclones (1935).

Range Dates: 1905-1935

Bulk Dates: 1896-1935


Access Information

Original Recording Format: open reel audio tape

Recording Format Notes: digitized November 2017, Audio CD available in Reading Room

Transcript:no



Thank you for your interest in this oral history interview. Our oral history collection is available to patrons in the Southwest Collection's Reading Room, located on the campus of Texas Tech University. For reading room hours, visit our website. Please contact Reference Staff at least one week prior to your visit to ensure the oral history you are interested in will be available. Due to copyright issues, duplications of our oral histories can only be made for family members. If an oral history transcript has been made available online, the link will be provided on this page. More information on accessing our oral histories is located here. Preferred citation style can be found here.