[Recorded Conversation with Emmett Robert Shelton Sr.]

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Photocopy of an oral history with Emmett Robert Shelton Sr. detailing the land development of Austin and the life and times of the Brackenridge family. Shelton goes into how Austin was developed as well as various laws that were passed during this time. He also talks about interactions with the Native people of the area - the Comanche and how they were allowed to come into the country to trade.

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[5] p. ; 28 cm.

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Eanes History Center June 1974.

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Photocopy of an oral history with Emmett Robert Shelton Sr. detailing the land development of Austin and the life and times of the Brackenridge family. Shelton goes into how Austin was developed as well as various laws that were passed during this time. He also talks about interactions with the Native people of the area - the Comanche and how they were allowed to come into the country to trade.

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[5] p. ; 28 cm.

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Eanes History Center. [Recorded Conversation with Emmett Robert Shelton Sr.], paper, June 1974; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1065546/: accessed October 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Westbank Community Library District.