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Robert Crawford talks about the coal mining and brick industries in Thurber, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Robert Crawford

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: November 1, 1978

Location: Eastland, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Thurber, Texas, Born (1908), Father, Magnolia Petroleum Company, Oklahoma, Livery stables, Coal mines, Thurber, Mules, Thurber, Children in mines, Immigrants, Company owned town, Scrip, Area towns, Strike (1919), Mines closed, Schools, Company built, Churches, Catholic school, Brick industry, Paving brick, Building brick, Local clay, Clay transportation, Union, Membership, Labor Day celebration, Desdemona, Texas, Oil boom (1922), Shotgun house, Corsicana, Texas (1920), Magnolia Petroleum Company, Production, Gasoline plants, Breckenridge, Texas

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1908-1978

Bulk Dates: 1908-1920s

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