Jackson, Buck 1971-07-31

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Buck Jackson discusses his varied career in the Pecos area.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Buck Jackson

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Date: July 31, 1971

Location: Pecos, Texas

Interviewer: Paul Patterson

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Depression era cattle killing program near Red Bluff recalled, Compares worth of old cows to young calves, Held job as automobile salesman (1935), Drought (1925) described, Cattle buying in Mexico, Selling price of cattle noted, Remembers various feuds in Pecos, Injuries in ranching reviewed, Produced rodeos, Cattle shoot (again), Character of 1950 drought, Expresses attitude toward county political positions and government, Experiences raising horses related, Cowboy salaries mentioned, "Bootlegging" in West Texas.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1925-1950

Bulk Dates: 1925-1950

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