Dorothy and Charles Beckendorf – Tomball Oral History Project

Tomball Oral History Project

Spring Creek County Historical Association

Lone Star College

Harris County Library

Episode #16

Kyle Stallones interviews Mrs. Elmer Beckendorf and her son, Charles. Both discuss the life of Elmer Beckendorf and his service to the Tomball community. Charles explains the intricacies of the dairy industry in the 1940s to its demise as a leading economic force. He also describes the changing nature of the milk producing process through technological advancements.