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Mrs. Elledge gives biographical information on her father, William R. Chambers, and other members of the Chambers family, while Mr. Elledge discusses the Depression, particularly the cattle shoot and CCC projects.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mr. and Mrs. Earl Elledge

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Date: June 25, 1973

Location: Brownwood, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Mrs. Elledge gives biographical information on her father, William R. Chambers, Grandfather Spencer Chambers was a Universalist minister in Texas, Suggests an interview with Walter Chambers, Move of the Chambers family from Alabama to May, Texas, discussed, Early town of May described, Father became a school teacher, Served 18 years in the Texas legislature, Speculates on disposition of father's papers, Mother's family came from Georgia, Names other persons to contact

Tape 1, Side 2: Allen Chambers characterized, Reviews father's political activities, Depression recalled, Explains father's opinion of the cattle shoot, Mr. Elledge describes a cattle shoot, Participated in CCC projects supervision, Cattle shoot discussed further, CCC mentioned again

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