Oral History Interview with Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Albin, May 30, 1969

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Description:

Interview with Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Albin, who have been resident farmers in the town of Taft, Texas for a number of years. In the interview, the Albin's describe their observations on land speculation, settlement, and development around the rural town. They also talk about when they first moved to Taft in 1910, and what agrarian life was like until the 1930's. The Albin's discuss Mexican-Anglo relations in the community as well as the rise and impacts of the Ku Klux Klan.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - San Patricio County - Taft
Creation Date: May 30, 1969
Partner(s):
UNT Oral History Program
Collection(s):
UNT Oral Histories
Usage:
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Creator (Interviewer):
Stephens, A. Ray

Dr. A. Ray Stephens

Creator (Interviewee):
Albin, J. W.

Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Albin

Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 30, 1969
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - San Patricio County - Taft
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Oil and Gas, 1901-Present
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From 1909 to 1969
Description:

Interview with Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Albin, who have been resident farmers in the town of Taft, Texas for a number of years. In the interview, the Albin's describe their observations on land speculation, settlement, and development around the rural town. They also talk about when they first moved to Taft in 1910, and what agrarian life was like until the 1930's. The Albin's discuss Mexican-Anglo relations in the community as well as the rise and impacts of the Ku Klux Klan.

Physical Description:

54 p. ; 28 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): biographies | interviews | oral histories | lives | agrarians | husbands | wives | settlements | moving | relations | Mexican-Anglo
Partner:
UNT Oral History Program
Collection:
UNT Oral Histories
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Number 35
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth223582
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Use restricted to UNT Community
Statement: All rights reserved. To request a copy, contact the Oral History Program.