Felts, L J 1972-06-08

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Slim Felts discusses living conditions and experiences while he was employed as a cowboy on the Matador Ranch and the changes that occurred after the ranch was sold in 1951.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: L. J. "Slim" Felts

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Date: June 8, 1972

Location: Paducah, Texas

Interviewer: Jeff Townsend

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Review of career on ranches, Began work on the Matador Ranch in 1927, Continuity at the Matador after 1951 sale discussed, Life on a Matador camp described, Reviews cattle management, Bull camp recalled, Drought of 1953 cited, Remembers living conditions on the camp, Ranch personalities characterized, Changes in ranching examined, Describes cattle shoot, Cowboys characterized again, Distinctive character of the Matador cattle stated, Notes changes in ranching after the sale of the ranch in 1951

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1927-1953

Bulk Dates: 1927-1953

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