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John Turner relates his family history and reminisces about his life in Hereford.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: John Turner

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: October 24, 1975

Location: Hereford, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 30 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Family history, New Mexico, Born (1900), Hereford, Texas (1911), Grandfather, Cattle runs, Description of wagons, Prairies, Fires, Windmill business, Santa Fe telegraph operator (1917-1921), Well repairing, Big windmill (1929), Charlie Daum, Storm problems, Railroad experiences (1918), Higgins, Texas.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1900-1930

Bulk Dates: 1911-1930


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