Humphreys, Bernice R J Bell Glen Stach and Kenneth Wyatt 1970

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This tape is of several different interviews. Side 1 consists of an interview with Kenneth Wyatt, an interview with an unidentified speaker, and a narrative by the interviewer. Side 2 consists of a narrative by the interviewer, a casual dinner conversation, and interviews with R. J. Bell, Glen Stach and Bernice Humphreys about the Pitchfork Ranch west of Guthrie, Texas. Note: The tape is disjointed and hard to follow.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bernice Humphreys, R. J. Bell, Glen Stach, and Kenneth Wyatt

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Date: Late 1970s



Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Kenneth Wyatt, As a painter, Began in 1968, Painted portraits, Painted Western landscapes, Began by doing artwork for church, Painting as a vocation, As a poetry writer, Published book of poetry and paintings, Book to be published, Content, Mr. Wyatt’s ideas, Price, Andrew Wyeth, As an artist, N. C. Wyeth, As an artist, Diamond M Foundation, Snyder Texas, Western art collection, Kenneth Wyatt, Other interests, Writing cookbooks, Book to be published, Illustrations, Early Trails West, Terry Gilbreath, Sculptor, Daughter of interviewer, As a ceramic artist, Unidentified speaker, Finney (formerly Finney Switch) Texas, Town north of Plainview, Trains switched there, Cookbook to be published, Use of poetry, lyrics, Other things to be included, Horse breaking and handling.

Tape 1, Side 2: Unidentified speaker, Description of ranch country, Description of Guthrie Texas, 6666 Ranch buildings, Description of area, Around Guthrie, Between Guthrie and Pitchfork Ranch, Description of Pitchfork Ranch, Buildings, R. J. Bell [speaker], Use of barbed wire to catch rabbits, Glen Stach [speaker], Anecdote about a squirrel, [Informal dinner conversation], Chili, Ranch activities, Bernice Humphreys [speaker], Incident of a cat charming a snake, Anecdote about bobcats, Visitors to the ranch, Extra work, Meat preparation at the ranch, Barbecue.

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