Zapalac, George 1971-08-20

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George Zapalac recalls his experiences as a rancher during the government cattle shoot of the 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: George Zapalac

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 20, 1971

Location: La Grange, Texas

Interviewer: Harry Krenek

Length: 10 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Explains decisions made as to which cattle to shoot, Describes the actual slaughter, Notification of cattle shoot, Feelings toward beef waste discussed, Condition of pastures, Actual shoot described (again), Taking meat not prevalent among neighbors, Disposition of carcasses.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930s

Bulk Dates: 1930s

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