Jones, Addison 1976-06-01

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Addison Jones discusses life as a cowboy in the early 1900s and the OS Ranch.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Addison Jones

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Date: June 1, 1976

Location: OS Ranch; Post, Texas

Interviewer: Byron Price

Length: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Early history, Cowboy (10 years old), Education, Move cattle to Arkansas (1916), Work in oil field (1917-1919), Jeff Justice, grandfather, Early work on ranch, Maize fields, Moving cattle, Cook for ranch hands, Cutting cattle, Tent camps, Worked for Slaughters, Salaries of ranch hands, Horse trading, Incidents in cow punching.

Tape 1, Side 2: Cowboy gear, Trail drive (1941), Early roads on OS Ranch, Horse buying on OS Ranch, Old time cowboys (before 1900), John B. Slaughter.

Range Dates: c. 1900-1941

Bulk Dates: 1916-1941

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