Davies, A E 1979-12-10

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A. E. Davies talks about his family and his life and career as a cowboy.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: A. E. Davies

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: December 10, 1979

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour, 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Parents, England, Homesteading, Job Davies, father, Brothers, Andrew Davies, grandfather, Land, San Antonio, Texas, Will Davies, Elizabeth Kettle, mother , Liverpool, Family, Marriage (1880), Lampasas, Texas, Sheep business, Cattle, Great Depression, William McKinley, Election, Assassination, Birth (1886)

Tape 1, Side 2: Thompson Brothers pasture, Scoggins Brothers, Harris Thompson, Rex Thompson, Land, Garza County, Robertson Scott, Three H Ranch , Land, Prices, Cattle drive, Mr. Robertson, Mr. Hancock, Cowboy, Point man, Herds, Water, Equipment, Salary, John B. Slaughter, Salary

Tape 2, Side 1: Cowboy career, Drags, Cattle, Julian Basset, "Steer man", B. M. Fay, Cooley Brothers Livestock, Cigarettes, Cowboys, Food, John B. Slaughter, Mexican Freona beans, Chuck wagon, Cattle drives, Guards, Rain slickers, Kansas grass, "Calf wagon"

Tape 2, Side 2: Cattle, Calves, Rain, Cowboy horses, Spanish horses, C. W. Post, Llano Ranch, Money, Suicide, "Post Toasties", "Elijah's Manna", Black cowboys, Cooks

Range Dates: 1880-1979

Bulk Dates: 1880-1979

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