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  • Tags: Oral Histories

Railroads in Early Texas

Railyard when cotton was king
An interview with two railroad engineers from Plano about the history of the railroad in Collin County

Sam Hill

A two-part interview with Sam Hill, a resident of McKinney

Mr. and Mrs. H. Knight: Fairview

An interview with Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Knight, residents of Fairview

The Peter's Colony

[Picture of one of the last log cabins of Peter's Colony]
A historical account of the Peters Colony

Benton Staley: Frisco

[Picture of Benton Staley]
An interview with Benton Staley, a resident of Frisco

Bessie Heard

[Picture of Bessie Heard]
An interview with Ms. Bessie Heard, a resident of McKinney

Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Davis: McKinney's Dairy

[Picture of J. W. Davis]
An interview with Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Davis, residents of McKinney, about the history of McKinney and their former business, Davis Dairy

Mr. E. B. Nelson: McKinney

[Picture of E. B. Nelson]
An interview with Mr. E. B. Nelson, a resident of McKinney