Florey, A J 1975-08-22

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A. J. Florey discusses his family background and gives some history of Andrews, Florey and Midland, Texas. He also discusses his various occupations, which include work as a county agent and county commissioner.

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Interviewee Name: A. J. Florey

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Date: August 22, 1975

Location: Brownwood, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Grandparents, Venus, Texas, Father's land in Andrews, Texas, Expectations of bumper crops, Built post office, Shipped corn via post office, Cowboys preacher, School house doubled as church, Mother, school teacher, Father went broke, Old Midland Northwestern Railroad, Movement of Florey (city), Education, Snakebite at school, Corn shucking machine, Watermelons packed with tumbleweeds, Hired man for room and board, Post office business, Description of Andrews, Texas (early 1900s), Freighting to Midland, Texas, Oil development, Midland, Texas, citizens, Model A car, Howard Payne College, Attended Texas A&M University, Worked as county agent, Return to Brownwood, Texas, County commissioner, Cattle killing program

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

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