Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Born in 1888 in Las Cruces area; family moved to that area from Texas in 1887.
Summary of Interview
Early recollections of his youth in the Organ-Las Cruces, New Mexico, area, including cattle ranching, Indians, homesteaders, Pat Garrett, frontier justice, stagecoach lines, mining, and the Lincoln County War.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 hour, 10 minutes
Listen to the Interview
Interview with Emmett Issacs by Unknown, 1968, "Interview no. 26," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.