Museum the New Llano Colony



Oliver Gaylord

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Pre-Colony History:  

Family Information: Son of Olive and W.R. Gaylord. Brother of Elsa Helen Gaylord.  

Job in Colony: In December 1932 he and Ludwig Mahler finally received some neat's foot oil and they proceeded with tanning "the outside lining of a cow" which they hoped would "do service as a weatherproofing for human feet."

In April 1933 he was working at the ice plant. In June 1933, still working at the ice and power plant, he gave Mrs. Hamel and Mrs. Sanford a helping hand in spreading out numerous cratefuls of carrots on the roof of the condenser, with a view to dehydrating them for winter use.  

Home in Colony:  

Other Info: In November 1932 the entire Gaylord family participated in an "unsnarling" jamboree where colonists volunteered to wash and pull all the snarls from several sacks of wool that had come up from the Rice Ranch, which could then be carded and spun into yarn before being made into socks and sweaters for the colonists.

Later that month, a new male quartet was in the making -- Bill Page was first tenor with a lyric quality tenor; Weatherwax second tenor; High School Principal Ayres first bass with a mellow baritone quality; and young Oliver Gaylord, as the worthy son of his father, sounded a trombone quality in the second bass end.

In April 1933 a county employee brought a Caterpillar tractor to the colony to help load some of the heavy stuff for the oil well. He told someone the contraption was a 30-ton dingus. But Oliver Gaylord (who'd been a parts man for those same tractors out where the west begins to end) just smiled and said "There aint no such animal! That tractor registers 30 horse power on the belt and it actually weighs about 5 tons."

In May 1933 he introduced a visiting student from Southwestern Institute at Lafayette, Louisiana to Nick Lentz. The student had been reading the "Colonist" and wanted to meet some of the writers.  

Post-Colony History: In 1935 Oliver stopped off at the Commonwealth College in Arkansas on his way north, stating that he'd enjoyed a motor trip to Llano from Washington with George Pickett.  

Death:  

Sources: "Llano Colonist": November 12, 1932, November 19, 1932, December 3, 1932, April 15, 1933, April 22, 1933, June 10, 1933, August 19, 1933, February 2, 1935  

 

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