Botsford, E M 1957-03-07

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This tape consists of a talk Mr. Botsford made at the Lubbock Women’s Club for the Lubbock History Roundtable. He relates his experiences in the early West and mentions some of the famous people that he knew. At the time, Mr. Botsford was the oldest living showman in Texas.

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Interviewee Name: E. M. Botsford

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Date: March 7, 1957

Location: Lubbock Women's Club

Interviewer: Lubbock History Roundtable

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical information (40), The Buffalo Bill Show (70), Annie Oakley (129), Mr. Botsford is the oldest living showman in Texas (167), Tom Mix mentioned (181), Will Rogers mentioned (182), Food on Trail drives discussed (197), Charlie Russell's work mentioned

Tape 1, Side 2: Gathering Indians and Horses for the Texas Centennial (317), Botsford tells of working in Montana (399)

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