Deatherage, Clay 2011-04-16

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This interview features Clay Deatherage of Anson, Texas. Deatherage discusses growing up in Anson, his involvement in 4-H and agriculture, and the central role the Cowboy Christmas Ball played in his family’s life. Deatherage also talks about attending Texas A&M and working with the fire department and the Border Patrol.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Clay Deatherage

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: April 16, 2011

Location: Anson, Texas

Interviewer: Monte Monroe

Length: 00:48:58 (48 minutes)


Background and school activities; Attending Texas A&M; Working at TEEX; Community involvement; Getting shot; Getting involved with the Cowboy Christmas Ball; Traditions 14; Future of the ball; No Dancin’ in Anson; Making the ball relevant to younger generations

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: audio cd available in reading room

Transcript: found here:

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