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Mr. R. H. Fulton, Lubbock millionaire and owner of a part of the Alamocitas Division of the Matador Ranch, recalls the events surrounding the sale of Matador Land and Cattle Company. He describes his present operations and freely expresses his opinion on aesthetics.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: R. H. Fulton

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Date: June 14, 1972

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Jeff Townsend

Length: 30 Minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Background and early life, Purchase of a ranch--Alamocitas Division of the Matador--as a success symbol, Mechanics of the liquidation of Matador Land and Cattle Company, Physical extent of the Canadian River Land and Cattle Company, Attitude toward the use of the land expressed, Mr. Fulton's gift of the Matador records to Texas Tech University, Opinion of Dr. William M. Pearce, author of the Matador Land and Cattle Company, Anecdote about an old ranch hand, Description of Alamocitas Headquarters and early buildings, Opinion about what makes a good history and good writing, Characterizes cowboys.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

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