Description: 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.
Date: June 1974
Creator: Eanes History Center
Partner: Westbank Community Library District