NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Bynum, Raymond T 5

Date of interview: October 31, 1975
Location of interview: Abilene, Texas
Length of interview: 1 hour

Brief synopsis of interview: Dr. Bynum discusses the early summer band schools, band training school, football relationships, and the American Bandmasters Association.

Topics:
Band programs—high school and college
Band schools and workshops
McMurry College

full abstract


NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Bynum, Virgil

Date of interview: September 11, 1974
Location of interview: Brownfield, Texas
Length of interview: 55 minutes

Brief synopsis of interview: Virgil Bynum, early resident of Brownfield, Texas, discusses his family, early life and various aspects of life in Brownfield.

Topics:
Family life and background
Frontier settlement—Texas
Social life

full abstract


NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Byrd, Elsie

Date of interview: February 16, 1983
Location of interview: Cross Cut, Texas
Length of interview: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Brief synopsis of interview: Elsie Byrd discusses her family reminisces over her life in Cross Cut, Texas.

Topics:
Family life and background
Farming
Petroleum industry—Texas
Weather—droughts
Great Depression
Cotton production
Poultry production

full abstract


NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Byrd, Ira

Date of interview: November 6, 1969
Location of interview: Sanco, Texas
Length of interview: 2 hours, 25 minutes

Brief synopsis of interview: Ira Byrd recalls his father, his own life and career, a land rush near Lamesa, and the Sanco, Texas, area, including the drought of 1916-1918.

Topics:
Family life and background
Frontier settlement—Texas
Farming and Ranching
C. C. Slaughter
Land Sales and Distribution
Battle of Dove Creek (1865)
Civil War—Texas
Weather—droughts

full abstract


NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Cade, Marjorie Prentice

Date of interview: August 2, 1975
Location of interview: Brownwood, Texas
Length of interview: 20 minutes

Brief synopsis of interview: Marjorie Prentice Cade discusses her experiences performing in Fred McGoy’s shows and her memories of his school.

Topics:
Theater—tent shows
Lone Star Entertainment Company
Teaching

full abstract


NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Cadena, Hernan

Date of interview: March 6, 1973
Location of interview: Del Rio, Texas
Length of interview: 2 hours

Brief synopsis of interview: Del Rio citizen Hernan Cadena discusses his personal background and career.

Topics:
Family life and background
Agriculture
Mescal production
World War I
Flu Epidemic (1918)
Mexico City
Freemasonry—Texas
Ethnic minorities—Texas

full abstract


NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Cadou, John E.

Date of interview: September 23, 1982
Location of interview: TCI
Length of interview: 1 hour

Brief synopsis of interview: John Cadou discusses his military career and experience during the Vietnam War.

Topics:
U. S. Air Force
Reserve Officers Training Corps
Vietnam War

full abstract


NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Caffee, Colesta Bean

Date of interview: January 12, 1974
Location of interview: Daugherty, Texas
Length of interview: 25 minutes

Brief synopsis of interview: Colesta Bean Caffee, resident of Floyd County, Texas, recalls her childhood and family life.

Topics:
Family life and background
Small businesses—Texas

full abstract

back  next