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Harber, Charlie

Harber, Charlie

Harber, Charlie

Date: Friday, May 26, 2000

Interview 157b : In this second recorded visit between Charlie Harber and Jonathan Gerland, Harber tells of logging, cattle ranching, and deer hunting on Southern Pine Lumber Company lands along the Neches River in Angelina, Trinity, and Houston counties during the 1920s and 1930s. Most of the recording occurs while riding through Boggy Slough and Eason Lake hunting clubs, with frequent tape stops and disconnected dialogue. Places mentioned include Black Cat Lake, Johnson Hill, Rayville, Alcedo, and Walkerton. Personalities mentioned include Bonnie Brown, Clyde Thompson, and log train engineer Henry Titus Mooney.