Witty, Mrs Milton Brents 1967-06-26
Mrs. Witty recalls various incidents, settlers and developments in the life of her hometown of Hamilton.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Mrs. Milton Brents Witty
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: June 26, 1967
Location: Hamilton, Texas
Interviewer: Geraldine Hampton
Length: 55 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Family background,
Arrival in Texas,
Father’s work and education,
First resident dentist,
Baker family in Civil War,
Early families in Hamilton,
Early transportation in Hamilton County,
Development of railroads,
First Maypole dance.
Tape 1, Side 2: Ralph Piper Edgar, teacher,
Collin George, lawyer,
First blacks in Hamilton County.
Range Dates: 1860s-1890s
Bulk Dates: 1860s-1890s
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