Louis and Virginia Masterson

Description

In this 1976 interview, Louis Edward Masterson (1903-2000) and wife Virginia (Bruce) Masterson (1909-2002) discuss the early settlement of the Pinehill community in Creek County, Oklahoma including the crops and livestock that were raised by farming families, daily life, school life, social life including town parties and socials, the establishment of the Pinehill School, early oil well drilling in the area, the construction of the Heyburn Lake dam and its impact on the local families as their land was seized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for its construction.

Date

1976-10-02

Interviewer

Robert L. “Bob” McCarty

Interviewee

Louis Edward Masterson
Virginia (Bruce) Masterson

Interview Keyword

Pinehill
school
fairs
community
crops
livestock
Heyburn Lake

Files

Louis & Virginia (Bruce) Masterson.png

Collection



Citation

“Louis and Virginia Masterson,” accessed January 21, 2021, https://bristoworalhistory.org/items/show/29.