In this 1979 interview with Jack Carman and his wife, Reba, Jack spoke on the oil boom, growing up around Bristow, working at his dad's Ford Agency and the depression. He also spoke on his part in building Heyburn Lake. Reba spoke about her childhood, moving to Newby where her dad practiced medicine, and, eventually, moving back to Bristow at the age of six. Her dad was a physician and integral part of medical care in Bristow, establishing the first Bristow Clinic and Hospital with three other physicians. She described growing up in Bristow and the Chautauqua coming through. She was also involved with the churches of Bristow, specifically the Methodist Church.
“Jack Carman,” Stories of Bristow, accessed December 11, 2023, https://bristoworalhistory.org/items/show/96.