Eddins, Carl M 1968-06-08

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Carl Eddins relates incidents from his life as a cowboy, incidents and data about World War I, and early living conditions in California.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Carl M. Eddins

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Date: June 8, 1968

Location: Pecos, Texas

Interviewer: Paul Patterson

Length: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Autobiographical material, Bucking horse, Dummy training, Pecos River crossing, Banks, Fresh water, Dams, Salt grass, Schools - Pecos and Welcome, Teachers, Cost of land, Fish fries, Biographical material, Carnival roping, Bronc riding incident, Ranch wages, Horse jumping incident, Cattle buyers, Cattle prices, Last large drive, Source of cattle, Extra mounts

Tape 1, Side 2: Last cattle drive (continued), Listing of cowboys, cooks, wagon boss, Watering incidents, Stampede, Watering places, Dry spell and freeze - 1916, World War I, Stateside bases, Flu, Morgue, Flu incident, Trip to Europe, European stops, Following the Germans, Donut incident, Pie incident, Flu prevention, California - 1909, Biographical material, Runaway wagon, Haybaling, Wages, Hours, Opium incident, Sleeping guard incident - World War I

Range Dates: 1909-1968

Bulk Dates: 1909-1968

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