Cline, Henry 1976-04-29

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Henry Cline, Lubbock County farmer, talks about his years growing up in Texas, his family, and his activities in the county during and after the Depression of the 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Henry Cline

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Date: April 29, 1976

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Joanna Shurbet

Length: 1 hour, 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Born, Indian Territory, Oklahoma, Family background, To Bowie, Texas (1879), Father, Methodist preacher, No formal education, Working on farm, Two brothers and four sisters, Taking quinine to combat Malaria, Digging well, Driving cattle, To Dodge City, Kansas (13 years old), Raising family (World War I), To West Texas, Settled in Stanton, Texas (1923), Dangers of "Riding the Trail"

Tape 1, Side 2: "Riding the Trail" (continued), Driving cattle through Lubbock, Texas, "Fun" in Dodge City (1896), Gunfights, Shot in head, Handlebar mustache, Teaching Sunday School class (19 years), Settling in Lubbock County, Planting cotton, October freeze (1925), Depression years, Lost land, Paying last debt (1937), Bean harvest

Tape 2, Side 1: Bean harvest, Visiting Lubbock from Southland, Texas, Family, Three boys and one girl, Wife died, Lakeside, Enlarging own home, Son bought land, Buying and farming land after Depression

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Tape 3, Side 1: Land, Clearing, Lubbock, Texas, Depression, Home, Improvements, Wells, Purchase of

Tape 3, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1879-1937

Bulk Dates: 1879-1937

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