Clayton, Jerry 1982-05-21

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Jerry Clayton of Lovington, New Mexico, discusses his ranching days while employed at the Warren Ranches (1919-1925) in Chihuahua, Mexico, and Texas locations.

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Interviewee Name: Jerry Clayton

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Date: May 21, 1982

Location: Lovington, New Mexico

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Mexico rush, Ojitos Ranch (Little Spring), Location (Chihuahua), Size, Purchase of ranch by Charles Warren, Jerry Clayton, Warren Ranch employee (1919-1925), Duties of cowboy, Duties of wagon boss, Cattle driving, Muleshoe Ranch, Moisture, Mesquite brush, Prairie dogs, Warren Ranches, Alamo Hueco Ranch, Ojitos Ranch (again), Muleshoe Ranch, Working cattle, Mexican agrarian law, Mexican bandito anecdote

Tape 1, Side 2: Indian anecdote, Killing cattle, Pinon crop, Polomas, Buck Spencer, Black foreman, Alamo Hueco Ranch (again), Range grasses, Cowboys, Windmills, Tepee Anecdote, Ojitos Ranch (again), Food, Housing, Mexican Agrarian Commission, Hanos, Mexico, Animal killing anecdote, September 16, Mexican Revolution, Warren leaves ranching

Range Dates: 1919-1930

Bulk Dates: 1919-1925

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