Holtman, Bernie 2011-10-10

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This interview features Bernie Holtman. Holtman discusses his involvement with the Cowboys' Christmas Ball in Anson, Texas, and his time serving as president of the association. Holtman talks about how he became involved with the event, changes with the ball, his efforts to get Michael Martin Murphey to perform, and what he sees for the future of the ball.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bernie Holtman

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: August 16, 2011

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 01:13:15 (1 hour, 13 minutes)


Background; Living in California, moving to Idaho; Getting interested in the ball; The association; Michael Martin Murphey; Changes at the ball; Music before Murphey; Play; Conflict in the community about dancing; Rules; Future of the ball; Charming William

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: audio cd available in reading room

Transcript: found here: http://hdl.handle.net/10605/302977

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