Blue, Grady 1984-10-11

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Grady Blue from Brady, Texas, discusses his times as a cowboy, horse trainer and rodeo competitor. Note: The first five minutes of Tape 2, side one, are incomprehensible.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Grady Blue

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: October 11, 1984

Location: Brady, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour, 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Shorty Busby, El Paso, Texas, Mr. White, Family, Cowboy, Cantey Ranch (1919), Cattle, Shipping, Gordon, Texas, Dipping, Oil work, Breckenridge, Texas, Water compressor, Odessa museum, Wages, Oil work versus cowboying, Oil work (again), Horse training, Breaking, Cutting, Snooks (cutting horse), Competition, Important horse, Selling, Popularity

Tape 1, Side 2: Horse training (continued), Snooks (again), Old days, Fern Sawyer, Organize horse training business, Tomcat (a horse), Rodeo, Stagecoach, Commercials

Tape 2, Side 1: [FIRST FIVE MINUTES INCOMPREHENSIBLE.] Horse training, Horse association

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1890-1984

Bulk Dates: 1919-1984

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