Rogler, Wayne 1977-08-02
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,
Barbed-wire fence (1890),
Age of slaughtering,
Wayne Rogler’s start (1926),
Responsibilities of professional pastureman,
Business during Depression,
World War II,
Use of protein concentrates,
Origin of cattle in Flinthills.
Tape 1, Side 2: Decrease in shipment of Texas cattle,
Heat factor in trucking cattle,
Operation of pastureland,
Pastureman as mediator,
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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