Wood, R B

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R. B. Wood recalls memories of his early life in Lubbock. Note: These are copies of tapes exchanged by R. B. Wood and his daughter Mary (Mrs. Lloyd) Campbell prior to 1975.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: R.B. Wood

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: None Given

Location: None Given

Interviewer: Silva Wesendonk

Length: 1 hour 45 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Mary Campbell, Miscellaneous information, R. B. Wood, Lubbock, Texas, Organization, Buying land in early Lubbock, R. B. Wood reminisces, Memories of childhood, Bone yard at Caraway farm, Weather in early Lubbock, Mother, Old Caraway farm, Judge George (?) Bean, School spankings, Countryside, Wagon trails, Lakes, Traces of buffalo, Father, Antelope hunter, Mesquite bushes, Firewood from roots, Wages, Farming, Antelope hunting techniques, Small animals on prairie, Younger brother, Doyle, Townspeople and acquaintances, Cold weather in Lubbock.

Tape 1, Side 2: R. B. Wood memories (continued), Cold weather in Lubbock (continued), Fire guards plowed for prairie fires, First telephone in Lubbock.

Range Dates: Early 1900s

Bulk Dates: Early 1900s


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