Texarkana History: Town Well on Broad Street

Title

Texarkana History: Town Well on Broad Street

Subject

Town wells, early Texarkana, pioneer

Description

Short clip from 1971 interview with Texarkana resident Helen Miller. Topic is memory of Broad Street.

Creator

Texarkana Museums System

Source

Texarkana Museums System Oral History Program

Date

1971

Contributor

Helen Miller

Rights

Copyright (c) Texarkana Museums System

Format

mp3

Language

English

Interviewer

Texarkana Museums System

Interviewee

Helen Miller

Location

Texarkana, Arkansas

Transcription

"…and I remember Broad Street when they had, uh, bricks down Broad Street. And I also remember my father worked at Texarkana Stock Yard, Cotton Belt Stock Yards; and my mother had a horse and buggy and as a kid, we would go down Broad Street and I remember where State Line is now, the intersection of State Line there, uh, they had a water trough, and she used to would go there and water the horse and they also had a well there…"

Original Format

reel to reel tape

Duration

37 seconds

Bit Rate/Frequency

128 kbps

Files

Collection

Citation

Texarkana Museums System, “Texarkana History: Town Well on Broad Street,” Texarkana Museums System Archives, accessed December 1, 2020, https://tmsarchives.omeka.net/items/show/17.