Kennedy, Shorty 1972-08-19

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Shorty Kennedy, former Matador cowboy, discusses his work on the Matador and LS ranches.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Shorty Kennedy

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 19, 1972

Location: Channing, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 35 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Background and early life, Began work with Matador (1914), Review of various jobs held, LS Ranch in 1934 and current operation, Cowboy’s daily routine described, Country dance mentioned, Working as a cook on the Matador Ranch, Contrasting past ranching techniques with current practices, Description of "horse wrangling" job.

Tape 1, Side 2: Discussion of various Matador employees, Hauling Matador’s first cotton bale to Dumas.

Range Dates: 1914-1972

Bulk Dates: 1914-1972

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