Rogler, Wayne 1977-08-02

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Wayne Rogler discusses the cattle industry in Kansas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Wayne Rogler

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 02, 1977

Location: Matfield Green, Kansas

Interviewer: Charles L. Wood

Length: 1 hour 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Grandfather (?) Rogler, Grandfather (?) Sauble, Trail drives to Abilene, Kansas (1868), Start of herd, Cattle feed, Railroad, Barbed-wire fence (1890), Feeding practices, Age of slaughtering, Wayne Rogler’s start (1926), Responsibilities of professional pastureman, Contracts, Business during Depression, Grading meat, World War II, Use of protein concentrates, Origin of cattle in Flinthills.

Tape 1, Side 2: Decrease in shipment of Texas cattle, Reason, Trucking cattle, Social activities, Heat factor in trucking cattle, Operation of pastureland, Pastureman as mediator, Pastureman’s pay, Crocker Brothers history.

Tape 2, Side 1: Absentee ownership in Flinthills, Flinthills area during drought, Care of pastureland, Early cattlemen’s knowledge of protein, Kansas State University’s research, Texas ranchers use Flinthills.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1868-1977

Bulk Dates: 1868-1926

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