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GY-10587-78

Michael W. Jackson
Ector County Historical Commission (Odessa, TX)

An Oral History Project on the Impact of the Oil Industry on a Small Ranching Community in Texas, 1925-1945

To gather oral history of the impact of the arrival of the petroleum industry and accompanying urbanization and economic diversification on a small, rural ranching community. 45 personal interviews will be conducted and a photograph collection assembled. The result will be a media slide presentation and original materials to be deposited in public archives.

Project fields:
U.S. Regional Studies

Program:
Younger Scholars, 2/76 - 2/85

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$2,038 (approved)
$2,038 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/1978 – 8/31/1978