Sanders, Paul 1974-05-18

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Paul Sanders, Nixon dairyman, recalls living and farming near Lubbock in the 1920s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Paul Sanders

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: May 18, 1974

Location: Nixon, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 00:55:03


Tape 1, Side 1: Autobiographical data, Moved to Lubbock County in 1921, Sandstorms recalled, Cotton slide used, Migrant labor, Raising of feed for livestock, Description of a typical working day in 1920s, Rented from Klattenhoff family, who lived near Slaton, Left West Texas to move to South Texas.

Tape 1, Side 2: Preparing land for planting, Describes returning to West Texas for a visit, Discusses Charlie Adams, Relatives discussed, Remembers going to Lubbock, Speaking German to students at early Texas Tech, Attended Tech football game at South Plains, Fairgrounds, Went into dairy business in 1952.

Range Dates: 1921-1952

Bulk Dates: 1920s

Access Information

Original Recording Format: 1/4" audio reel to reel tape

Recording Format Notes: digitized March 2016, CD available in Reading Room

Transcript: no

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