Interviewee

Bill Dodson

Interviewer

John R. Moore

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Lifelong resident of Big Bend area, retired employee of Texas State highway Department.

Summary of Interview

Part of Big Bend National Park Oral History Project; biographical data; discusses family's manufacturing of candelia wax; provide insight to his life in Black Gap area; its wildlife , fossil collection and several natural phenomena, including slink holes and unexplained lights at night, particularly during rainy periods; discusses three-month stint during 1950s working with survey crew in the park; prospecting activities in the area.

Date of Interview

2-26-1994

Length of Interview

25 minutes

Tape Number

No. 854

Transcript Number

No. 854

Interview Number

No. 854

Terms of Use

Unrestricted

Comments

Only tape.

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